Olive M. Souza

February 4, 1923May 13, 2020

Olive M. (Nordeste) Souza, age 97, of Somerset, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Clifton Rehab & Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Louis P. Souza.

Born in Somerset, she was a daughter of the late John Nordeste and Maria (Estrella) Nordeste.

Mrs. Souza worked in the textile industry for 30 years before her retirement. She was an avid painter and enjoyed singing, dancing and farming.

She is survived by her children; Alan L. Souza and his wife Joanne of Somerset and Sandra A. Petersen of Riverside, RI and one sister; Anne Wilson of Texas. Olive was predeceased by her siblings; Manuel, John, Frank, Danny, Alfred, Mary, Dolores and Edward Nordeste.

Mrs. Souza’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the kind and attentive staff at Clifton Rehab & Nursing Center for their excellent care and compassion.

Due to current restrictions on public gatherings, Mrs. Souza’s funeral services will be private for the immediate family. Her funeral arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Rose E. Sullivan, Somerset. To leave a note of condolence please visit:


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Michael Langfield

May 17, 2020

Please accept my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your mother. May she rest in peace in the arms of the Lord.

Shannon Nordeste

May 16, 2020

I will always treasure the days I was able to spend with Aunt Olive, Aunt Anne and Dina at my grandparents house. We shared so many laughs. You were loved by everyone that knew you. We will all miss you terribly.

Leslie Correia

May 15, 2020

We were saddened to hear of Olives passing..our deepest condolences for your loss..our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time...
Love Leslie and Paul...

Joanne Souza

May 15, 2020

Olive was the best mother-in-law anyone could’ve ever asked for. I will miss her dearly. One of the sweetest ladies I have ever known .All my love to you Mom.

Janice & Len Proc

May 15, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all on the passing of Olive. She was a wonderful woman and lived a great life with her family and friends. Happy we got to share many holidays and special occasions with her.
Janice & Len