May 25, 2020

Rosemary P. Goncalves,”Sisi”


Rosemary P. Goncalves,”Sisi”, age 50 of Weeden Ave., Rumford died on February 15, 2020 at home. Born in Attleboro, MA, she was the daughter of Gilbert “Gil” Travers of Rumford and Rosa Maria Travers of Rehoboth.

She had worked as a medical transcriber for Private Secretary Inc. for many years. She was secretary of Holy Ghost Brotherhood in Rehoboth. Rosemary loved gardening, flowers and was very fond of her faithful dog Brody.

She is survived by her loving children; Theresa Goncalves and Jesse Goncalves both of Rumford; her siblings Gilbert M. Travers, Jr and wife Carmen of East Providence, Lisa Marie Strollo and husband Paul of Rehoboth, Joseph M. Travers and wife Carolyn of Swansea, and several nephews. She leaves her former spouse Jose M. Goncalves of East Providence and the companion of her father Nancy Sardonis.

Her funeral will begin on Friday at 8:45am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at10am in St. Dominic’s Church, 1277 GAR Highway, Swansea, MA. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 5-8PM.

In lieu of Flowers, contributions in Rosemary/s memory may be made to RI SPCA, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915.


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