Olympia M. Teixeira - Cumberland

Olympia M. Teixeira - Cumberland

Olympia M. Teixeira, 85, of Mill Street passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket.

Olympia Teixeira grew up in the Valley Falls section of Cumberland and lived with her mother, Sabina, father Antonio, brother, Ernest Teixeira and sister, Zulmira Edes.

Olympia did many community activities with her friends and coworkers. She graduated from Cumberland High School and then worked at Corning Glass Co., Sydney Blumenthal and Peterson Puritan where she worked for more than 30 years and helped many Portuguese people get their first jobs.

Olympia was a very happy and content person throughout her life. And like the rest of her family, she was very kind and very generous to others. Her family was her main focus and she will be greatly missed by them and her many friends.

She leaves a loving brother, Ernest V. Teixeira of Cumberland, and three adoring nieces, Virginia Edes Krone of San Clemente, Calif., Janice M. Albuquerque of Cumberland and Karen Edes of Anchorage, Alaska. Also surviving are six nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Zulmira Edes.

A celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Route 122, Cumberland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Friday from 5-8 p.m. Direction/Guestbook, www.jjduffyfuneralhome.com