Eduardo P.
Eduardo P. "Eddie" DeSousa

May 15, 1941 - November 18, 2018
Born in Sao Miguel, Azores
Resided in Providence, RI
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Eduardo, “Eddie” P. DeSousa, age 77, of Wendell St., Providence, died November 18, 2018 at RI Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Lorena M. (Medeiros) DeSousa. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, he was a son of the late Antonio B. and Elvina (Pereira) Sousa.

He worked in Environmental Services at St. Joseph’s Hospital for 31 years and as a Team Leader at Women and Infant’s Hospital for 33 years. He was a Sgt. in the Portuguese Army.

In addition to his wife of 51 years, he is survived by his children; Eileen D. Cordeiro and husband Joao of Johnston, Eduardo M. DeSousa, Jr and partner Jason, Michael M. DeSousa, Lisa D. Bernardeau and husband Elie all of Providence, Nelson DeSousa and wife Melissa of Burrillville, his 8 grandchildren; Stephanie C. Valerio, John Cordeiro, Justin Cordeiro, Mya DeSousa, Mikayla DeSousa, Ava Bernardeau, Lila DeSousa and Aria DeSousa. He was the brother of Maria Otilia Medeiros of Rumford, Lidia Tavares of Warren, Jose Sousa and Connie Sousa both of Swansea.

His funeral will begin on Saturday at 8:45am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10am in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse St., Providence. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Friday from 4-8pm.

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Visitation
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Friday, November 23, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Our Lady of the Rosary Church
21 Traverse St
Providence, RI US 02903
Saturday, November 24, 2018
10:00 AM
Burial
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Saturday, November 24, 2018