Ruth S. Medeiros
Ruth S. Medeiros

August 26, 1925 - January 14, 2014
Born in Providence, RI
Resided in Rumford, RI
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Ruth S. Medeiros, age 88, of Newman Ave., Rumford, died January 14, 2014 at Home and Hospice Care of RI, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Medeiros. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Frank P. and Olive (Bicho) Souza.

Ruth worked as a housekeeper at Butler Hospital for 20 years, retiring in 1988. She was a member of the American Legion Post 10, in Riverside.

She is survived by her daughters; Janice Coia of Johnston, Joann Whalen and Robin M. Bothelo both of Riverside, 6 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and many great great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sisters, Alice DiPalma and Geraldine Bettencourt both of Rumford. She was the sister of the late Anna Lupo, Madeline Ruggerio, Clarence, Joseph, Alfred, William, Robert, Albert and Frank Souza.

Her funeral will be on Saturday at 8:45am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Margaret's Church, 1098 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday 5-8PM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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Visitation
Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Friday, January 17, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
St. Margaret's Church
1098 Pawtucket Avenue
Rumford, RI US 02916
Saturday, January 18, 2014
10:00 AM
Cemetery
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Saturday, January 18, 2014