May 31, 2020

Rosa T. Silva


Rosa T. Silva, of East Providence, died June 1, 2019 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center with her loving family by her side. Rosa was born in Sao Miguel, Azores, a daughter of the late Manuel and Maria Silva.

She worked as a housekeeper for RI Hospital for 24 years before retirement.

She is survived by her nephews; Antonio Medeiros of Ontario, Canada, Arnold Tavares of Seekonk, Louis Tavares of Cumberland, Hermano “Eddie” Tavares of East Providence, 2 nieces; Maria Madalena Silva of Ontario, Canada, Conceicao “Connie” Arruda of Ontario, Canada and many great nieces and nephews.

Rosa was a devout Catholic, was very faithful to the Lord and prayed the rosary daily. She was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church.

Her funeral will begin on Wednesday at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Church, N. Carpenter St., East Providence. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 5-8pm.


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