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CUMBERLAND- Emily DaFonte, 88, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully, Friday, May 11, 2012. She was the wife of the late Joseph DaFonte.
Born in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Diolinda (DeJesus) Almeida.
Mrs. DaFonte had lived in Cumberland for over fifty years. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Rezendes-Sheehan and Patricia Ann Whalen, six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Francisco and Augusto Almeida.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Service Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 10AM in the O'NEILL Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Visiting hours Monday 5-8PM. Burial will be in Mount Saint Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, 1 State Street, suite 200, Providence, RI, 02908, would be appreciated. www.rifuneral.com