Rita G Simas
Rita G Simas

December 27, 1938 - October 17, 2018
Born in Sao Miguel, Azores
Resided in East Providence, RI - Rhode Island


Rita G. Simas, 79, of John St., East Providence, passed away Wednesday night with her family at her side at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. Born Dec. 27, 1938, in Ponta Garca, Sao Miguel, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Antonino M. and Ana (Sa) Simas.

She was the sister of Jaime Simas, Antonio Simas, the late Manuel Simas, Apolonia daCunha Vaz, Francisco Simas and Jose Simas. She also leaves 13 nieces and nephews and 20 great nieces and nephews.

Rita was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. She was a school teacher in Santo Espirito, Santa Maria, Azores, until she moved to the US and later worked at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Her funeral will begin Monday, Oct. 22, at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Sacred Heart Church, Taunton Ave., East Providence. Burial will follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday, from 5pm until 8pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are greatly appreciated to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd #3004, Warwick, RI 02886.




Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Sunday, October 21, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sacred Heart Church
110 Taunton Ave.
East Providence, RI US 02914
Monday, October 22, 2018
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US
Monday, October 22, 2018