Maria (dos Santos) Rodrigues, 93, of Wilson Street passed away on April 29, 2021. She was the wife of the late Adelino Rodrigues.
Born in Serra de Agua, Madeira, Portugal, she was daughter of the late Jose and Delfina dos Santos. She was the mother of Joseph Rodrigues, Fernanda Roth, Seraphim Rodrigues, Rita Lopes (Aires), Engracia Rodrigues-Salley (Neil), Adelino Rodrigues, Paul Rodrigues (Elizabeth) and the late Joseph Rodrigues who passed in infancy . She is also survived by her grandchildren Joseph Thompson, Neil Salley, Ezekiel Salley, Daniel Rodrigues and Tyler Rodrigues. She was the sister of Adriano Santos, Bernadette Miro, Engracia dos Santos, Palmira dos Santos and the late Elias dos Santos, Manuel dos Santos, Virgilio dos Santos, Anibal dos Santos and Gilda Clemente.
Mrs. Rodrigues was employed by Converse before retiring. She was skilled at Madeira cutwork embroidery and an expert gardener who was known for her green thumb. She kept her family well supplied with the flowers, fruits and vegetables from her garden she lovingly shared with them. One of her greatest joys was being able to cook for her family when they gathered together.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, Monday, May 3rd, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground.
**Mask use is required and social distancing guidelines will be followed**
Memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association RI Chapter, 245 Waterman Street #306, Providence RI 02916.
Arrangements are with the George Lima Funeral Home.
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Alzheimer's Association RI Chapter
245 Waterman Street #306, Providence RI 02906