Maria L. Oliveira - Pawtucket

Maria L. Oliveira - Pawtucket

Maria L. Oliveira, 71, of Pawtucket died on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence surrounded by her loving family.

She was the wife of the late Augusto Oliveira. Born in Faial, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Eduardo and Maria (Lopes) Pinheiro.

Maria came to the United States in 1974 and resided in Pawtucket. Prior to her retirement, Maria worked as a laundry attendant at the Mansion Nursing Home in Central Falls.

Maria is survived by her sons, Joe Oliveira and Antonio M. Oliveira, both of Pawtucket; her daughters, Rosa Brown of Riverside, Cidalia Soares of Pawtucket and Elizabeth Pabon of Coventry; a brother, Manuel Pine of Cromwell, Conn.; her sisters, Fatima Macedo of Pawtucket, Maria Garcia of Lawrence, Mass., Fernanda Simas and Maria Dos Anjos, both of the Azores; and nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Maria J. Oliveira.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the LACHAPELLE FUNERAL HOME, 643 Main Street, Pawtucket. Her life will be celebrated with calling hours on Monday from 5-8 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment is in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket.

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