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Maria Deolinda Luis

August 1, 1948 ~ October 30, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Maria Luis Obituary

Maria Deolinda Luis, 75, of Catherine Street, passed away on October 30, 2023. She was the wife of Antonio P. Luis. 

Born in Achadinha Nordeste, St. Michael, Azores, she was the daughter of Francisco and Maria Jose (Pacheco) Raposo de Melo. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children Nelson (Patricia) Luis of Bristol and Debbie Luis of Bristol; grandchildren Jacob Luis, Cassidy Luis, and Hayden Medeiros; and siblings Maria Conceição Correia of MA, Artur Melo of TN, and Maria Pimentel of Canada.  

She was preceded in death by her siblings Ernest Raposo Melo, Joao Raposo Melo, Maria Natalia Raposo Melo, and Jose Raposo Melo.  

Mrs. Luis was educated in Portugal. She worked as a machine operator for Robin Rug for 31 years before retiring. 

Her funeral services will be held Saturday, November 4th, 10 AM from the George C. Lima Funeral Home, 367 High Street, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground. 

Calling hours are Friday, 5 – 8 PM. 

Memorial donations may be made to: The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Suite 201, Pawtucket, RI 02860;  

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Calling Hours
November 3, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Funeral Service
November 4, 2023

10:00 AM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Mass of Christian Burial
November 4, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's Church
577 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

November 4, 2023

12:00 PM
North Burial Ground
1081 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809


The Gloria Gemma Foundation
249 Roosevelt Avenue, Suite 201, Pawtucket RI 02860
Tel: 1-401-861-4376


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