- Special Sections
- Local Guide
Fernanda A. Correia
CUMBERLAND - Fernanda A. Correia, 82, of Curran Rd. died Tuesday in the Summit Commons Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of Manuel Correia.
Born in Dareay, Mangualde, Portugal she was the daughter of the late Joaquim and Ana(DeSousa) Goncalves. She came to this country in 1969 settling in Cumberland.
She was employed by the former Health Tex Corp., in their Central Falls and Cumberland plants for 20 years until her retirement.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
Mrs. Correia leaves five children, Jorge and Joaquim Correia both of Lincoln; Carlos Correia of Cumberland; Ana Gauthier of North Providence and Madalena McGregor of Manville. She also leaves a brother, Antonio Goncalves of Brazil and a sister, Rosa Beirao of Mangualde, Portugal. She was also the loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held Friday at 9 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home,757 Mendon Rd. Rt. 122, Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Dr., Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Directions/guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com