Rita (Machado) Moniz
Rita (Machado) Moniz

August 16, 1928 - December 24, 2017
Born in Providence, RI
Resided in Mansfield Center, CT
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Rita (Machado) Moniz, 89, of Mansfield Center, CT, formerly of Lindy Ave., Riverside, passed away at home, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. She was the wife of the late Alfred Moniz.

Born Aug. 16, 1928, in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Palmira (Rose) Machado.

She leaves her daughter, with whom she made her home, Julie Kessler and her husband Eugene; two sons, Richard Moniz and his wife Janet, and Alfred J. Moniz and his wife Lori; 10 grandchildren, Christine, Jennifer, Matthew, Justin, Corey, Nicholas, Kellyann, Richard Jr., Ryan and Joshua; and 6 great grandchildren, Samantha, Stephen, Alyssa, Sophia, Aubrey and Ethan. She was also the sister of Virgil Machado, the late Lydia Torres and the late Julio Machado.

Her funeral will begin Saturday, Dec. 30, at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Church, 81 No. Carpenter St., East Providence. Burial will follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday, 4pm until 7pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are greatly appreciated to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Greater Windham, 59 Bobola Rd. Suite 2, Holyoke, MA 01040.

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Visitation
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Friday, December 29, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
St. Francis Xavier Church
No. Carpenter Street
East Providence, RI US 02914
Saturday, December 30, 2017
10:00 AM
Burial
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Saturday, December 30, 2017