July 6, 2020

Jose B. Maia


Jose B. Maia, age 83, of Sixth St., East Providence, died May 18, 2020 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Dorothy (Mello) Maia. He was born in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, a son of the late Jose V. and Ludevina (Borges) Maia.

He was co-owner of Maia Brothers, a family owned liquor mart for 31 years.

In addition to his wife of 59 years, he is survived by his children, Kenneth Maia (Lydia Perry) of FL, Catherine Maia of W. Warwick, Christine Maia of East Providence and Kimberly Moniz (George Farrow) of East Providence, 5 grandchildren, Dylan, Jesse, Jasmin, Aliah, Tayla, Vincent, Tara and 2 great grandchildren Gabriel and Tessa. He was the brother of Silvestre Maia of East Providence, Maria Jose Prazeres of FL and the late Benjamin Maia.

His Funeral Services with Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery will be Private. Relatives and friends will be invited to attend a Memorial Service at St. Francis Xavier Church in East Providence at a future date.


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