Maria Landina Demelo

Maria Landina Demelo, 82, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021.

She was the wife of the late Manuel Simas Demelo.

Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Alvaro and Silvana (Travassos) Sousa.

Mrs. Demelo loved cooking, gardening, and spending time with her entire family. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren. Her smile was contagious and could light up a room. She will be missed by all.

She leaves one daughter, Ruby Lagoa, and her husband Mario of Rehoboth, one son, Rudy Demelo of Canada, three grandchildren, Megan Simoes Demelo, Adriana, and Nathan Lagoa, three sisters, Florinda Pecsi, Fatima Baron, and Christine Sousa, and one brother, Jose DeSousa. She was the sister of the late Alvaro Sousa and Silvana Oliveira.

Her funeral and visitation will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00, AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be held in Canada. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart and Stroke Association, 1 State Street, Unit 200, Providence, RI 02908.


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5 entries.
Susy de Sousa from Montreal wrote on July 14, 2021 at 4:57 pm
My dearest cousin Ruby, I am so sorry for your loss. No words can ease your pain. Stay strong, love you. My condolences to our whole family. ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜ข
Goretti M Pacheco from East Providence wrote on July 13, 2021 at 6:28 pm
Dear Ruby and Mario, I am deeply sorry to learn of your mother's passing. My sincere condolences to you and family and may her soul rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family and may her memories be eternal.
Luisa Carreiro from Fall River wrote on July 13, 2021 at 5:50 pm
To my friend Fatima, Florinda, and Christina and the family, so sorry for your loss, my deepest condolences, you are in my prayers.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
Karan Medeiros Pereira from Fall River wrote on July 13, 2021 at 2:04 pm
Dear Jose, Florinda, Fatima and Christine and families; please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Landina. May God, with His infinite love, give you all strength and peace at this difficult time.
Karan Medeiros Pereira from Fall River wrote on July 13, 2021 at 1:59 pm
Dear Rudy, Ruby and families; sending my most heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your beautiful mom and grandmother. May happy memories always keep her close.