Terezinha de Jesus Medeiros, 86, of Providence, passed away at home on Saturday, February 2, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Antonio Medeiros.
Born in Vila Franca do Campo, Azores she was a daughter of the late João Andrade and Angelina (de Frias) Andrade. Mrs. Medeiros worked as a machine operator before retiring. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Rosary Church.
She leaves three children, John Medeiros and his wife Marylou of Newport Richey, FL, Adelaide Frias and her husband Gilbert of Providence, Arlete Andrade and her husband Jesse of Providence, six grandchildren, Jeffrey Frias, Kevin Frias, Jenny Frias, Meagan Medeiros, Christine Andrade and Amy Andrade, five great grandchildren. Terezinha also leaves two sisters Emma Brum of New Bedford and Isisdoria Amaral of Bristol. She was the sister of the late Clarence Andrade, Manuel Andrade, Eduarda Eugene and Velmira Ventura.
Her Funeral will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 21 Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. Calling hours will be Tuesday, February 5th from 5-8 PM. In lieu of Flowers, donations in Terezinha’s memory can be made to, American Stroke Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.