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Monti, Eva, 97, of Standish Avenue, Barrington died peacefully on November 30, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale J. Monti.
Born in Barrington, RI, a daughter of the late Antonio and Carmella (Grande) DeSpirito, she was a lifelong resident of Barrington.
Eva was a bus driver and an aid for Special Education for the Barrington School Department for 30 years.
Eva was a communicant of Holy Angels Church. She enjoyed cooking as food was the love in her heart. Eva also enjoyed traveling, socializing with her girlfriends and most of all spending time with her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Pasquale J. “Pat” Monti Jr. and his wife Joan of Villages of Lady Lake, FL and David A. Monti of Barrington; a daughter, Joyce A. Hughes and her husband Greg of Barrington; five grandchildren, Steven Monti and his wife DeAnn, Jill Ingham and her husband Jason, Brian Hughes and his wife Emily, Scott Hughes and his wife Emily and Bethany Hughes and seven great-grandchildren, Andrew Monti, Dylan Ingham, Lilianna Ingham, Madison Hughes, Taylor Hughes, Henry Hughes and Jack Monti Hughes. She was the sister of the late Jacob DeSpirito, Samuel DeSpirito, Mary Raffa, Armando DeSpirito, Delfino DeSpirito, Antonetta Amaral and Antonio DeSpirito Jr.
Her funeral will be held on Tuesday December 6, 2022 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Angels Church, Maple Avenue, Barrington at 10 a.m. Burial will be held in Santa Maria del Campo Cemetery, Upland Way, Barrington.
Calling hours are Tuesday morning 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mrs. Monti’s memory to St. Patrick’s Academy, 244 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02908 would be deeply appreciated.