Maria Mauricia (Quadros) Azevedo

Maria Mauricia (Quadros) Azevedo, 93, of East Providence, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. She was the wife of the late Antonio F. Azevedo, Jr.

Born in Angústias, Faial, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Francisco and Palmira (Jorge) Quadros.

Mrs. Azevedo was a lacemaker and a skilled seamstress in the Azores before she immigrated to the United States in 1962. Maria was a great cook and was well known for her bread pudding during the holidays. She liked to write poetry and would write special poems for each of her children’s birthdays. Maria was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved being surrounded by her family. 

She leaves five daughters, Maria Andrade and her husband José of East Providence, Adelina Axelrod of Bristol, Paula Azevedo of East Providence, Linda Castelli and her husband Kenneth of Cranston and Palmira Azevedo of Warwick, one son, Antonio F. Azevedo, III and his wife Maria of North Providence, five grandchildren, Caroline Axelrod, Alexandra Azevedo, Antonio Azevedo, IV, Nicholas and Olivia Castelli, one sister, Clara Dos Vas of New Bedford.  She was the sister of the late Zulmira Vieria and Eduardo Quadros.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 10:00 AM in St. Paul Church, 30 Warwick Avenue, Cranston.  Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers contributions to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.  Calling hours are respectfully omitted.


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Virginia Souza from Dartmouth wrote on September 17, 2020 at 7:06 pm
Dear Pam & family....our deepest sympathies to all....May perpetual light always shine upon her....prayers and hugs. Virginia & Ken Souza
valorie BROWN from PROVIDENCE wrote on September 15, 2020 at 8:41 am
To Tony and Maria and Family, We are all so sorry for the loss of your Mother. May she rest in Peace. Love Valorie Ed and Tayla
Ann Marie Clarkson from Bristol wrote on September 12, 2020 at 4:31 am
My deepest sympathies, Adelina, to you, your brother, sisters, and their families. You were all such loving and devoted comfort and joy to your mother. Blessings in the memories. Much love and heartfelt condolences. She will be missed, always a real presence in your heart. Peace
Catherine Castelli from Cranston wrote on September 11, 2020 at 9:47 pm
Dear Linda and Kenny We are so sorry to hear of your loss You’re in our prayers Cathy and Steven Castelli
George and Donna Shakel from Riverside wrote on September 11, 2020 at 8:56 pm
Paula so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts during this difficult time.
Vincent A. DiMonte from Cranston wrote on September 11, 2020 at 5:15 pm
To Adelina and her family. Sincere sympathy on the loss of your Mom. I have lost a Mother also. May you have Beautiful memories of Happy times together. May God bless her with a place in Heaven. Vincent DiMonte
Ann Marie Maccarone from Cranston wrote on September 11, 2020 at 9:37 am
Pam, I am so deeply sorry for your loss. You were dedicated to your mom. Remember she is always with you. XOXO
Alan, LJ, Kayla and Brittany Verdecchia from Coventry wrote on September 11, 2020 at 7:11 am
Linda and Pam. Please accept our heartfelt condolences for the loss of your beautiful mom. We hope the precious memories you carry in your heart will help you through this challenging time. We are here for you. Alan, Laura Jeanne, Kayla and Brittany
Lisa Tasca from Cranston wrote on September 10, 2020 at 7:42 pm
Linda, So sorry to you hear of the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Our deepest sympathies to you and the entire family. Lisa & Barry
Gloria Castelli from Cranston wrote on September 10, 2020 at 7:38 pm
Linda, I am so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. My deepest sympathies & condolences. Gloria Castelli
John carlton from Smithfield wrote on September 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Pam , I am so so sorry to hear of your mothers passing . God bless her she lived a long beautiful life 93 years old and such a large family !!now she can rest peacefully and watch on from above!!! To all of pams siblings ,and the rest of your family I send my deepest condolences!! And wow Pam you look just like her!!! God Bless all , love Ziggy
Sherri Bonaminio from North Providence wrote on September 10, 2020 at 11:52 am
So sorry for your loss❤ Domenic & Sherri Bonaminio
PAM SCHIFF from CRANSTON wrote on September 10, 2020 at 10:18 am
Dear Adelina and Caroline, So sorry to hear of your loss. May her memory forever be a blessing.
Dawn teodoro from East providence ri wrote on September 10, 2020 at 9:18 am
My sympathy Paula to you and your family May God give you strength in this hard time❤🙏
Rosemarie Lutz from Seekonk wrote on September 10, 2020 at 8:29 am
Paula and family, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. May she rest in the peace of the Lord.