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Maria Ines (Garcia) Verissimo

February 3, 1936 ~ November 11, 2020 (age 84)


Maria Ines (Garcia) Verissimo, 84, of Leahy Drive passed away on November 11, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Manor surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Humberto Sousa Verissimo. 

Born in Relva, St. Michael, Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Maria Ermelinda (Oliveira) Garcia.  She is survived by her daughters: Mary Jo Leite and her husband Raul of Bristol; and Emily Challoner and her husband Keith of Middletown; grandchildren:  Kacey Challoner and Keith Challoner II.  She is also survived by her brother Francisco Garcia and his wife Zelia of Bristol and was the sister of the late Silverio Garcia.  She leaves behind many nieces, nephews and Godchildren.

Mrs. Verissimo was educated in Portugal and employed by Sagamore Mills and I. Shalom before retiring.  She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth’s Church and a member of the Holy Ghost Committee.

Calling hours are Monday, November 16th, 9 – 10:30 AM at the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

*Mask use is required and social distancing guidelines will be followed.

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Calling Hours
November 16, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Mass of Christian Burial
November 16, 2020

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

November 16, 2020

12:00 PM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI 02809

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