Gilda M. Sousa


Gilda M. Sousa

a jewelry worker

Gilda M. (Oliver) Sousa, 95, formerly of Princeton Ave., died February 20, 2012. She was the wife of the late John Sousa.

She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Delfina (Tavares) Oliver. Mrs. Sousa was employed as a jewelry worker for Charles Rothman Co. for over 20 years before retiring. She was a communicant of St. Benedict Church, where she was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, and was a former member of the Warwick Senior Citizens.

She is survived by two children, John J. Sousa and his wife, Jacqueline, and Elizabeth M. Boyle and her husband, Craig, and three grandchildren, Katherine Sousa and Garrett and Alyssa Boyle. She was the sister of the late Mary Santos.

Her funeral will be held Feb. 24 at 8:30 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Benedict Church, Beach Ave., at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Visitation will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Golden Living Center Activity Fund, Attn: Mary Stevens, 383 Mill St., Worcester, MA 01602 will be appreciated. For information and condolences visit