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Dolores T. (Peters) Sousa

January 22, 1934 ~ March 22, 2020 (age 86)


Lincoln – Dolores T. (Peters) Sousa, 86, formerly of Old River Road, died Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the Stillwater Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Community, Greenville. She was the beloved wife of Raymond Sousa, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Sousa had been married for sixty-five years.

Born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Enos and Mary (Martin) Peters, she had lived in Rehoboth and Lincoln before moving to Greenville.

She enjoyed painting with watercolors, sewing and baking, and was a communicant of Saint Ambrose Church, Albion.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Sousa Dwyer, and her husband Kerry of Sutton, Massachusetts, and Donna Ray Haigh of Smithfield; one sister, Judith Lynch of Narragansett; and two grandchildren, Michael J. Haigh and Daniel R. Haigh. She was the sister of the late Franklin Peters and the late Barbara Francis.

Her private funeral will be available for viewing via livestreaming on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. A public Memorial Mass of Christian Burial, followed by a Mercy Meal, will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to Stillwater Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Community, 20 Austin Avenue, Greenville, R.I. 02828, or to the Butler Hospital Foundation, Attn: Philanthropy, 300 Richmond Street, Providence, R.I. 02903 would be appreciated.

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Funeral Service
March 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

March 28, 2020

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI 02914


The Butler Hospital Foundation
300 Richmond Street, Providence RI 02903

Stillwater Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Community
20 Austin Avenue, Greenville RI 02828

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