Ema da Conceicao (Alves) Medeiros, of Michael Drive, passed away on Jan. 6, 2018, at Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of the late Manuel Carreiro Medeiros.
Born in Pico da Pedra, Sao Miguel Acores, she was the daughter of the late Guilherme Luis Alves and Ermelinda dos Prazeres (Casemiro) Alves.
She is survived by her children, Maria Margarida Rodrigues and her husband Humberto, Emily Ferreira and her husband Armando; ad daughter-in-law Fatima (Costa) Medeiros; grandchildren, Richard Rodrigues, Nicole Gomes and her husband Keith, Luis Jared Medeiros and his wife Kelly, Alexandre Ferreira, Abigail Ferreria and great-grandchildren, Jared Medeiros, Keith Gomes and Kaelyn Gomes. She was the mother of the late Luis Medeiros and sister of the late Maria Teresa DaPonte, Maria Augusta Labao and Manuel Luis Alves.
Ema was an assembler for PF Industries and Converse for 20 years before retiring.
Her funeral services were held Jan. 11 from the George Lima Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by the Rev. Luis Garcia Dutra at St. Elizabeth’s Church. The liturgical readings were by Kelly Medeiros, who also read the Prayer of the Faithful. The offertory gifts were presented by Emily Ferreira and Margaret Rodrigues.
Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Richard Rodrigues, Louis Medeiros, Alex Ferreira, Jared Medeiros, Keith Gomes Jr. and Keith Gomes Sr.
Memorial donations may be made to: Jeanne Jugan Residence, Little Sisters of the Poor, 964 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860-4842.