Edwin J. Souza
Edwin J. Souza

July 11, 1952 - October 9, 2018
Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Resided in East Providence, RI
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Edwin Joseph Souza, Jr. It is with great sadness that Edwin J. Souza, Jr., known to his friends as “Fast Eddie” passed away on October 9, 2018, at the age of 66, with his loving family by his side. A native of East Providence, he worked for the East Providence School Department, as a custodian and also as a mailman for 22 years. Eddie loved playing music, anywhere at any time for anyone, and did that as a disc jockey and drummer in the band Magic Brew. He was someone that would give you the shirt off his back without hesitation. He enjoyed donating to charities like St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Eddie was a faithful man who always put his family first.

He was born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Edwin J. Souza and the late Ann Marie (DeCristoforo) Souza.

He is survived by his 4 children, Amy Souza Coray and her husband Christopher, Edwin J. Souza, III, Laura Souza and Timothy Souza all of East Providence, his 3 grandchildren, Preston Newton, Ava Coray and Olivia Coray, his 4 siblings, Ann Luther and Kenneth Souza of East Providence, Joseph Souza and Charles Souza of Riverside. He was formerly married to Christine Souza of East Providence, who helped care for him during his illness. He leaves many nieces and nephews.

His funeral will begin on Saturday at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, followed by A Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Martha’s Church, 2595 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 4-7pm. Please omit flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the National MS Society, 205 Hallene Road, Warwick, RI 02886.

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Visitation
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Friday, October 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
St. Martha's Church
2595 Pawtucket Avenue
East Providence, RI US 02914
Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 AM
Burial
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Saturday, October 13, 2018