Manuel A. Souza
Date of Passing:
Souza, Manuel, A., 96, of Rowena Drive, died peacefully on December 17, 2009 at the Hospice House, Stewart, FL. He was the husband of the late Gladys C. (Lewis) Souza.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Joseph and Georgina (Reposa) Souza, he was a lifelong resident of East Providence.
Mr. Souza was a truck driver for Local #251 for 30 years before retiring in 1975. He was a member of the Teamsters Local #251 and enjoyed woodworking and drawing.
He is survived by a son; Robert F. Souza and his wife Sandra of Riverside, three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
His funeral will be held on Saturday December 26, 2009 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:45 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 am. Burial will follow in Mount St. Mary Cemetery.
Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Manuel’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI, 02886 would be deeply appreciated.