Rose Gonsalves – North Smithfield

Rose Gonsalves – North Smithfield

Rose (Kasparian) Gonsalves, 82, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Gonsalves for 14 years before his passing in 2016. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Ardashes and Lucine (Karadelian) Kasparian.

Mrs. Gonsalves was a revenue agent for the State of R.I. Division of Taxation for 38 years before retiring in 1995. She lived in Warwick for 30 years before moving to North Smithfield in 1996. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, fine dining, spending time with her family, and took great pride in her clothes and hair.

Mrs. Gonsalves was the loving mother of her twins, Michael Kasparian and his wife, Daria, of North Falmouth, Mass., and Victoria Waterman and her husband, James, of North Smithfield. She was the devoted grandmother of Arthur Cheamitru (Kristen), Kristina Cheamitru, Phoebe and Sophia Kasparian.

Her funeral was held Monday, October 21, 2019, at 10 a.m. in Soorp Asdvadzadzin Armenian Church, 315 Church St., Whitensville, Mass. Burial was in Acotes Hill Cemetery, Chepachet, R.I. In lieu of flowers, donations to Girls Inc. of Worcester, 125 Providence St., Worcester, MA 01604, will be appreciated.

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