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Elza M. Marques

July 19, 2011

Elza M. Marques
JOHNSTON - Elza M. (Machado) Marques, 84, of Old Pocasset Lane, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011. She was the wife of the late Francisco Marques.
She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a daughter of the late Amadeu B. and Maria (da Conceicao) Machado.
Mrs. Marques worked at the Ann & Hope in Cumberland for many years before retiring. She lived in Cumberland for 32 years before moving to Johnston in 2008. She is survived by her son Mario M. Marques of Costa Rica and her daughter Eni Desmond of Cumberland. She is also survived by her two grandchildren, Michael and Kimberly Pettella and great grandson Nicholas Pettella. She was predeased by her three sisters.
Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside service in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, Rhode Island Ave., Johnston, Friday July 22, 2011 at 10AM. Visitation respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 will be appreciated.
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