July 4, 2022

Maria A. Vieira


Maria A. Vieira, 100, of East Providence, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Carlos B. Vieira to whom they were married for 58 years. She was born in Graciosa, Azores, Portugal, she was a daughter of the late Ivo de Sousa Ataide and Maria (Silveira) Ataide.

Maria worked at PM&E Mfg. until she retired. She was a faithful communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church, "Oraçao Carismatica," Auxiliar de Religião de Maria,and a member of St. Francis Rosary and Altar Sodality. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.

She leaves two daughters, Maria L. Sabina and her husband Leo of Tamworth, NH, and Mary T. Catoni of East Providence, four grandsons, Carlos M. Sabina, James D. Sabina, Dante M. Catoni and his wife Zulmira, Justin A. Catoni, four great-grandchildren, Sadie A. Sabina, Sophia E. Sabina, Chrissa E. Catoni and Chloe C. Catoni, one sister, Etelvina Ataide of Graciosa, Azores, son-in-law, Dante P. Catoni. She was the sister of the late, Manuel de Sousa Ataide, Lourdes Ataide Ortins, and José A. Ataide.

Her funeral will be held on Monday, April 11, 2022, at 8:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM in Saint Francis Xavier Church, 81 N. Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 5-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis Xavier Church, 81 N. Carpenter Street, East Providence.

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