Francelina Veader, 103, of Rehoboth, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Frank C. Veader. Born in Middletown, Rhode Island. Mrs. Veader was the proud recipient of the “Golden Cane Award” as the oldest resident of Rehoboth in August of 2017. Francelina loved to bake and was well known for her amazing apple and banana cream pies. She was loved by all and the lives she touched. She was extremely proud of being the mother of five generations. She is survived by four sons; Louis and his wife Linda Veader of Seekonk, Frank Veader of Seekonk, Dennis and his wife Josephine of Seekonk, Alfred and his wife Beth Veader of Swansea; A daughter, Anna Gomes of Rehoboth; A daughter in law, Margaret Veader of Rehoboth; 16 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 11 great, great, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Hortense Mello and Manuel Veader. Her funeral will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM from the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in St. Dominic Church, 1277 Grand Army Republic Highway, Swansea, MA. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. Calling hours will be Wednesday 4-8. In Lieu of Flowers, please make donations in memory of Francelina Veader to the Rehoboth Ambulance Association Committee, PO Box 156, Rehoboth, MA 02769.