May 24, 2022

Alfred R. Sousa


Alfred R. Sousa, 84, of Circuit Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on December 19, 2021 at Miriam Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude A. (Kolenda) Sousa.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Alfred R. and Celia (Azza) Sousa, he lived in Riverside for 59 years.

Alfred was a Foreman at the former Cooley Inc. for 30 years before retiring in 1999.

Mr. Sousa was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War.

Grandpa “Dick” enjoyed spending time with his loving family.

He is survived by a son, Ricky Sousa of Riverside; a daughter, Debra Bernier of Halifax, MA; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Robert Sousa.

His Funeral will be held on Monday December 27, 2021 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday 3-5 p.m.

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