Maria Augusta Delgado - Cumberland

Maria Augusta Delgado - Cumberland

Maria Augusta Delgado, 99, of Pollett Street, passed away Thursday April 3, 2014, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Alfredo Delgado.

Born June 3, 1914, in Baraçal, Guarda, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Feliz (Cardoso) DeJesus.

She settled in Pawtucket with her husband and daughter in 1947, and moved to Cumberland in 1963. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland. Mrs. Delgado was co-owner with her husband of Delgado's Liquor Store in Providence.

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and VóVó to her grandsons and great-granddaughters. She loved spending time and the holidays with her family. Mrs. Delgado was an avid reader, an excellent cook and also enjoyed gardening. She will be forever missed.

She leaves her daughter, Maria D. Wilk and her husband Walter of Lincoln; two grandsons, Walter Wilk Jr. and wife Allison of Mansfield, Mass., and Keith Wilk and wife Ronda of Lincoln; and four great-granddaughters, Caroline, Elizabeth, Abigail, and Christina. She was the sister of the late Maria Mascimina Coelho and Maria Miquelina Santos.

A celebration of her life was held April 14 from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial followed at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Our Lady of Fatima Church, Building Fund, 1 Fatima Drive, Cumberland, RI 02864. Directions/Guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com