Paulina B. Melo

Paulina B. Melo, 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving children. She was the wife of the late David T. Melo.

Born in Terceira, Azores she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Maria (Borges) Toledo.  Mrs. Melo worked for the American Insulated Wire Company for 25 years before she retired. She was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church and a member of the Legion of Mary. She was also a member of Amigos da Terceira.

She leaves six children, Filomena Cunha and her husband Gene of Rehoboth (with whom she made her home), Lucia Melo and her partner Geno of North Attleboro, David Melo and his wife Rose of Seekonk, Joseph Melo and his wife Margaret of Maryland, Louis Melo of East Providence and former RI State Representative Helio Melo and his wife Nancy of East Providence, nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Maria Pacheco, Rosa Parreira, Manuela Pires, and Manuel Martins.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 8:30-10 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, 79 North Carpenter Street, East Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions to St. Francis Xavier Church would be appreciated.

 


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17 entries.
Bart, Joyce,, Scott & Anthony Thorpe from Rumford wrote on July 17, 2021 at 12:19 pm
To the Melo Family, A wonderful woman with a life full of love. So sorry she has passed on. The memories she left will last forever to everyone she met. May God bring comfort to those left behind. RIP Paulina 🙏
Steven Gianlorenzo from East Providence wrote on July 11, 2021 at 5:23 pm
To the Melo Family, I am so sorry for your loss & may She R.I.P. God Bless
Marie & Frank Machado from Cambridge wrote on July 10, 2021 at 10:14 am
Our deepest condolences to the whole family. There is no doubt your dear mother/grandmother/aunt lived a life full of love ... that much was clear when she was surrounded by family. She will no doubt continue to live in all your hearts. Our thoughts are with you all as you get through this difficult time.
Goretti M Pacheco from East Providence wrote on July 9, 2021 at 10:53 am
Nancy and Helio, I am so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. My deepest condolences to you and family; may her soul rest in peace and may her memories be eternal.
Mary Black from Providence wrote on July 9, 2021 at 12:09 am
Dear Rep. Melo, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. May she rest with the angels. She was lucky to have you as a good man and son. You and your family will be in my prayers at this sad time. Take care. Mary 🙏🙏
Mary Ellen Rodgers from Cranston wrote on July 8, 2021 at 10:47 pm
Helio, Nancy and family- Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family tonight. You were all so fortunate to have her be a part of your lives this long. Mary Ellen & Fran Rodgers
marie raposa wrote on July 8, 2021 at 8:58 pm
Sorry for your loss, Helio. God Bless
Tony Rodrigues from Pawtucket wrote on July 8, 2021 at 5:13 pm
Our prayers are with you all. God bless her and you all.
Rose Lanni from East Providence wrote on July 8, 2021 at 4:40 pm
So sorry for your losd
Faye Sanders from The Villages, Fl wrote on July 8, 2021 at 4:34 pm
Nancy and Helio, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. May she always live on in your heart. Prayers, Faye
Laura Laviano from Cranston wrote on July 8, 2021 at 3:11 pm
Filomena, and Crystal, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother and grandmother. You are both in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Cherish your memories. You now have a beautiful guardian angel watching over you. Much love. Laura
Leslie Costa from East Providence wrote on July 8, 2021 at 2:02 pm
Hello, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom. Sending prayers to you and your family.
Jo-Ann Durfee from Swansea wrote on July 8, 2021 at 1:03 pm
Helio, My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your mother and praying that your faith will give you strength in this sad time.
Deborah Perry from North Attleboro wrote on July 8, 2021 at 1:02 pm
A beautiful woman. I am so sorry Lucia and family. I won't be able to be with you. But know you are in my heart and prayers. May she Rest in Peace
Patrick R. Penta from East Providence, RI wrote on July 8, 2021 at 12:35 pm
Helio, very to sorry to hear about your Mother, my deepest sympathy from my family to yours.
Pat Messier from Coventry wrote on July 8, 2021 at 12:34 pm
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of her family
Connie and Joe Leite from cambridge wrote on July 8, 2021 at 12:21 pm
My Beautiful Tia Paulina, may you rest in peace, you will be in my heart forever. My deepest condolences to all my precious cousins, my heart is with you all