Maria Irene Laires
CUMBERLAND - Maria Irene Laires, 79, of Garvin St., passed away Saturday in the R. I. Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Antonio A. Laires.
Born in Porto, Portugal she was the daughter of the late Joao R. and Sara (da Conceicao) Ferreira. She came to this country in 1977 settling in Cumberland.
She was a devoted wife and mother and also a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
Besides her husband she leaves two children, Rosalia F. Videira and Jose P. Laires both of Cumberland. Two grandchildren, Jessica Videira of Cumberland, Michael Videira and his wife Dashe of Franklin, MA, and a great grandson Midas Videira. She also leaves various in-laws, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. Rte. 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 Monday from 4 to 8 p.m.