Maria U. Barbosa

Date of Passing:

August 14, 2015

Barbosa, Maria, U., (Custodio), 91, of Woodbine Street, Riverside, died peacefully on August 14, 2015 surrounded by her loving family at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. She was the wife of the late Jose M. Barbosa.

Born in Azores, Portugal, a daughter of the late Antonio and Joaquina (Gomes) Custodio, she lived in Riverside for 46 years.

Mrs. Barbosa enjoyed gardening, cooking, knitting and spending time with her loving family.

She is survived by two daughters, M. Terry Medeiros and her husband George of East Providence and Marie S. Silva of Danielson, CT; a son, John I. Barbosa and his wife Helena of Riverside; a brother, Valdemar Custodio of Canada; a sister, Fatima Sousa of Azores, Portugal; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and a daughter-in-law; Beverly Barbosa of Cranston. She was the mother of the late Joseph M. Barbosa.

Her funeral will be held on Tuesday August 18, 2015 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Monday 4-7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Maria’s memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 would be deeply appreciated.

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