Emily (Gomes) Ferreira

Date of Passing:

October 22, 2010

Ferreira, Emily, (Gomes), 84, of Elson Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on October 22, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Manuel Cardoso Ferreira.

Born in Warwick, a daughter of the late Bazizlio and Maria (Rodrigues) Gomes, she lived in Riverside for 53 years.

Mrs. Ferreira was an assembler for the American Tourister, Warren for 20 years before retiring in 1987.

Emily enjoyed shopping, dining and spending time with her family.

Besides her husband of 63 years, she is survived by a daughter; Paula M. Carroll and her husband Michael of Riverside, two sons; Manuel C. Ferreira Jr. and his wife Kathleen of North Providence and David C. Ferreira and his wife Linda of Seekonk, MA, a brother; Joseph Gomes of Riverside, four granddaughters and five great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Fernando Gomes, Pauline Henriques, Mary, Manuel and Joseph Pires and step-daughter of the late Joaquim Pires.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday October 26, 2010 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday morning 8 am- 9:30 am.

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