Esther M. Nardoza

Date of Passing:

February 17, 2022

Nardoza, Esther M. (McCabe), 93, of Indian Road, Riverside, died peacefully on February 17, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles G. Nardoza.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Eugene and Eva (Gillis) McCabe, she lived in Riverside for 65 years.

Mrs. Nardoza was a shipper for the former Trifari Jewelry Manufacturing Company from 1974-1990. She previously was an Operator for the former New England Telephone Co.

Esther was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. She was a graduate of St. Xavier’s High School Class of 1946 and a member of the St. Xavier’s Alumni Association. She enjoyed reading and solving crossword puzzles.

She is survived by two sons, Charles G. Nardoza Jr. of Riverside and Gerard V. Nardoza; two sisters, Arlene Cinq-mars of Maine and Mary McCabe of Warwick; three grandchildren; one great grandson and her devoted caregivers, Johanna and Kaitlin. She was the mother of the late Diane Nardoza and sister of the late Elaine McCormick, William, Edward and John McCabe.

Calling hours will be held in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside on Saturday February 26, 2022 from 3-5 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday February 28, 2022 in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m.. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Online Condolences


  1. To Gerry and family,
    We send our condolences and prayers.
    RIP Mrs Nardoza
    Allen and Linda Winter

  2. My heart felt prayers for Charles, Gerald and the family. My Mom , Arlene McCabe Cinq-Mars and “Angel” Mary McCabe. We celebrate her life and memories. Blessings and we will one day have a glorious reunion.

  3. Dear Charlie and Gerry. We were so sad of your mom’s passing. I always enjoyed her company when we would go out for lunch. She was very kind and easy to talk to. I’m so glad we were able to spend some time together. Our deepest condolences. Love and prayers to you and your families.

  4. Charlie,Gerry and your families, please accept our sincerest condolences on the loss of your mom. You did a wonderful job taking care of her in her elder years. Aunt Esther was a wonderful woman , kind, learned and a good mother. God Bless all of you.
    Love Cousins, Paula, Stan, Katy and Jimmy

  5. Charlie and Gerry, Very sorry for your loss. 93 we should all be so lucky. God bless her. Good luck moving forward without your mom.

  6. Please accept my deepest sympathy in the passing of Esther. She was a kind, considerate lady with a vibrant personality. You will be missed.

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