Virginio Moniz

Virginio Moniz, 89, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at his home. He was the husband of the late Maria Venicia (Medeiros) Moniz.  Born in Sao Miguel, Azores he was a son of the late Virginio and Helena (daConceicao) Moniz.  Mr. Moniz was a brick layer for the Dimeo Construction Company before he retired. He was a well known soccer player for Santa Clara Club in Sao Miguel and was a L.A.S.A. Soccer Coach in the United States.  He leaves two daughters, Adriana M. Raposo and her husband Roy of Rehoboth and Anna P. Ferreira and her husband Roger of Rehoboth, one son, Dr. George M. Moniz and his wife Kelly Jeanne of Saunderstown and eight grandchildren, Stephanie, Andrew, Ethan, Alexandra, Joshua, Zachary, Jacob and Mackenzie. He was the brother of the late Juliana Furtado, Manuel Moniz and Augusto Moniz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are respectfully omitted.