Filomena Isabel DaPonte, 57, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital.
She was the wife of Joseph M. DaPonte.
Born in Pico da Pedra, Sao Miguel, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Luis and Maria Jose (Martins) Sousa.
Filomena was a strong, kind and loving wife, mother, friend and caretaker who was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
Besides her husband she leaves, two daughters, Cristina DaPonte and Briana DaPonte both of Pawtucket, one son, Kevin DaPonte of Pawtucket, two step-sons, Ryan DaPonte of Rehoboth and Derick DaPonte of Riverside, three grandchildren, Jacob, Shane and Hope DaPonte, her long-time friends children, Thais Andrade and Shakira Tavares who she cared for as her own children and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral services will be private. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 5-7 in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. The guidelines set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health will be observed. Face coverings are required and only fifteen people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time.