Isabel “ Bella” P. Gibau, 89, of Providence, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 30, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Gaudencio “Dedei” J. Gibau to whom she was married for 65 years. She was born in Brava, Cape Verde, a daughter of the late Louis D. and Emilia (Fontes) Pina.
Mrs. Gibau was a seamstress and worked for the International Garment Union before she retired. Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Gordon D. Gibau and his wife Leona of North Providence, John G. Gibau and his wife Christine of North Providence, four grandchildren, David Gibau, Tiffany Beltram, John Gibau and Amara Gibau, two great grandchildren, Theodore Beltram and Hannah Beltram.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 10:00 AM in St. Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hour’s will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 5-7 PM 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 at all times and only ten people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time.