TEIXEIRA, MARIA E. 88, of Cumberland passed away Sunday at Home and Hospice Care of RI, Providence. She was the wife of Manuel A. Teixeira and they had been happily married for 60 years. Born in Figueiro da Serra, Gouveia, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Augusta (Pires) Lopes. She moved to this country in 1968, settling in Cumberland. Mrs. Teixeira was employed by the Hindley Manufacturing Company for over 20 years, retiring in 1996. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church. She loved gardening, sewing, cooking and being around her family. Besides her husband, she leaves her son, Cesar Teixeira, and his wife Elizabeth of Lincoln; her loving grand-daughter Megan of Lincoln; her sister in law, Alice Saraiva of Fairhaven, MA; as well as several nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held Thursday at 9 AM from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours will be held Wednesday from 5 to 8 PM. Donations may be made in her memory to the Lymphoma Society, PO BOX 9026, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or to the Comprehensive Cancer Center, APC Building, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903. Directions/Guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com
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J. J. Duffy Funeral Home
757 Mendon Road Cumberland, RI 02864
Published in The Providence Journal on June 17, 2014