Joanna Oliveira Medeiros
Joanna Oliveira Medeiros

October 25, 1922 - May 13, 2013
Born in Tiverton, Rhode Island
Resided in Rehoboth, MA
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Medeiros, Joanna J. Oliveira, age 90, of County Street, died May 13, 2013 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Joseph Oliveira and the late Manuel J. Medeiros. Born in Tiverton, RI, she was the daughter of the late John and Teresa (Sousa) Roies.

She worked as a shoe department manager for Building 19. She volunteered for Product Parade for WPRO. She was a lifetime member of the Holy Ghost Club in Westport and was a member of the VFW in Tiverton. She was an avid bowler for several bowling leagues in Lincoln, Somerset, Cranston and East Providence. She bowled for 30 years.

She is survived by her children; Joanna Barlow of TX, Urban Medeiros of Fall River, Raoul Medeiros, Claudia Shilo, and David Medeiros all of East Providence, Carolyn Burgess of Riverside, Edwina Gonsalves of Lincoln and Edward Medeiros of Seekonk. She is survived by 29 grandchildren and over 120 great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was the sister of Mary Medeiros of Fall River, Barbara Medeiros, Laura Lévesque and Antone Roies of Tiverton and the late Dennis Roies, Beatrice Sousa, Alice Felix and John Roies. She was the mother of the late Eileen Medeiros, Judith Neary and Lucian J. Medeiros. She was the grandmother of the late Kendra J. Milhomme.

Her funeral will be on Saturday at 9AM from the REBELLO FUNERAL HOME, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Taunton Ave., Seekonk. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday 4-8PM In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joanna's memory, may be made to Children's Wish Group of RI, Inc., 2346 Post Road, Ste 102, Warwick, RI 02886 or to St. Vincent's Childrens Home, 2425 Highland Ave., Fall River, MA 02720

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Visitation
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Friday, May 17, 2013
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
984 Taunton Ave.
Seekonk, MA US 02771
Saturday, May 18, 2013
10:00 AM
Cemetery
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Saturday, May 18, 2013
12:00 PM