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Official Obituary of

Edward " Eddy" Joseph Souza

August 31, 1960 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Edward " Eddy" Souza Obituary

Edward J Souza 63, a pillar of strength and love, has passed into Eternal rest on February 7th.
He was the son of the late Alfred and Shirley Souza of Rumford. He is survived by sisters Joanne Souza, Karen (Souza) Perry, her husband Brian Perry all of Rumford . He is pre deceased by his late brother Alfred Souza.
Eddy held great love and pride for his nephew Brian Perry and his wife Amy of Westminster California and also for his nieces Melissa Perry of Rumford and Michelle Perry of Barrington.
Eddy often affectionately referred to his great nieces and nephews as "the grandchildren", Leaving great-niece Morgan Perry of Barrington and Kelsey Perry of California also great nephews Cooper Perry of California and Eric, Nicholas and Benjamin Perry of Rumford.
They all held a cherish place in his heart, and he beamed with pride at their every achievement. You could always find him cheering from the sideline of their ball games, out flying a kite, sharing in the magic of the sweetheart dance or celebrating milestones and birthday parties. Eddie's presence was always a constant source of love and support for each and every one of them.
He also leaves behind his cherished Kitty "Pippi" and her friend Oreo, who he loved to spoil.
A lifelong resident of East Providence, Ed was very well known in the community for helping others.
He was a general contractor for many years. Ed was a hard-working man whose fierce determination and dedication knew no bounds.
He had a love for cooking and was an incredible chef who could whip up an amazing meal from whatever was in the kitchen at any moment. He loved food shopping, thrift shopping, and being out on the water fishing, quahogging, and boating.
Eds circle of friends was vast and diverse, bound not by blood but by laughter, unique experiences, and endless adventures. They were a second family to him.
A man of integrity and kindness, he exemplified the essence of selflessness and generosity in everything he did. Eddie's Legacy will always live on in the hearts of those who loved him.
His funeral will be held on Saturday, February 24th, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from the Rebello Funeral Home followed by a mass of Christian burial at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church 21 Traverse Street Providence.
Calling hours Friday, February 23rd, 2024, at Rebello Funeral Home 901 Broadway East Providence from 4:00pm – 7;00pm .

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 23, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rebello Funeral Home & Crematory
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI 02914

Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2024

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Rebello Funeral Home & Crematory
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI 02914

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
February 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Our Lady of the Rosary Church
21 Traverse Street
Providence, RI 02903

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