Maria J. Oliveira - Pawtucket

Maria J. Oliveira - Pawtucket

Maria J. Oliveira, 47, of Pawtucket died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the Miriam Hospital in Providence surrounded by her loving family.

She was the wife of Elvino Almeida. Born in the Azores, she is the daughter of Maria (Lurdes) Oliveira and the late Augusto Oliveira. Maria came to the United States in 1973 and settled in Pawtucket.

Maria worked as a Customer Service Representative at Payless Shoe Store.

Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by her daughters, Jessica Almeida and Nicole Almeida, both of Pawtucket; her brothers, Jose Oliveira and Antonio Oliveira, both of Pawtucket; her sisters, Rosa Brown of Riverside, Cidalia Soares of Pawtucket and Elizabeth Pabon of Coventry; and a grandson, Mikey Pinto of Rumford.

Her funeral was held Sept. 18, 2013, from the LACHAPELLE FUNERAL HOME, 643 Main Street, Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Baptist Church, Slater Street, Pawtucket. Her life was celebrated with calling hours on Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Interment was in Notre Dame Cemetery, Daggett Avenue, Pawtucket. To view the online book of memories and to sign the guestbook, visit