Rita E. Gomes
Rita E. Gomes

March 4, 1933 - January 28, 2018
Born in Faial, Azores
Resided in Pawtucket, RI
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Rita E. Gomes, age 84, died January 28, 2018 at the Miriam Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Jose A. Gomes. Born in Faial, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Carlos Venselau and Eduina Sousa.

She worked as a machine operator at RI Textile.

She is survived by her children; Adeline Palhinha and husband Jack of Coventry, Mary-Jo Cardoso and husband Carlos of Pawtucket, Cynthia Sousa and husband David of Pawtucket, Jose A. Gomes Jr and wife Kelli of N. Providence, 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of Beatriz Avila and Fatima Serpa both of East Providence and of the late Rosa Coutinho.

Her funeral will begin on Thursday at 9am 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 the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 5-8pm.




Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Our Lady of the Rosary Church
21 Traverse St
Providence, RI US 02903
Thursday, February 1, 2018
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Thursday, February 1, 2018