Maria T. Gouveia


Maria T. Gouveia

a homemaker

Maria T. (Ledo) Gouveia, 72, a homemaker of Jambray Avenue, Warwick, passed away November 25, 2011 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the beloved wife of Jose A. Gouveia.

Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Francisco and Angelina (Correia) Ledo. Mrs. Gouveia enjoyed taking care of her family, was a great cook and was always generous to others, asking for nothing in return.

She was the loving mother of Joe Gouveia of Exeter, Sylvia Cacchiotti of Warwick and Lucy Costa, Carlos Gouveia, Anna Gouveia and Theresa Gouveia, all of West Warwick; caring sister of Antonio Ledo and Jose Ledo, both of West Warwick, and the late Sylvia Amaral; cherished grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of one.

Her funeral will be held Nov. 30 at 8 a.m. from The Prata-Murphy Funeral Home, 78 Providence St., West Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Anthony Church, Maple Ave., West Warwick. Burial will follow in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Coventry. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Nov. 29 from 4-7 p.m. For information and guest book visit