OBITUARY

Anita Davis

July 12, 1939August 21, 2021
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Anita (Thorpe) Davis, age 82, of Somerset, passed away, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Billy E. Davis.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late James and Lillian (L’Heureux) Thorpe. Anita loved to travel and previously lived in Westport, Las Vegas, Florida and Rhode Island. She worked as a Personal Care Assistant in the medical industry and at Frito Lay for many years prior to her retirement.

She is survived by two daughters, Donna Powers of New Bedford, Sandrea Dias and her husband Jeffrey of Swansea; one son, Gino Soares of Fall River; one brother, Gerald Thorpe of Fall River; two sisters, Lillian Paulo of Swansea and Jo Ann Mello and her husband Joe of Boston; seven grandchildren, Cory, Hollian, Brittney, Kelly, Jamie, Timothy and Tynisha; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Timothy and Victor Soares, sister of the late Jimmy Thorpe and Madeline Bissette, grandmother of the late Cassie Amarantes, mother-in-law of the late Rick Powers and sister-in-law of the late Daniel Paulo and Lucille Thorpe.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 12:00PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Birchcrest,189 Gardners Neck Rd, Swansea. Relatives and friends invited. Visitation will be held prior to her service from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. Contributions in her honor may be made to National Hospice and Palliative Care, 1731 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Burial private.

  • FAMILY

  • The late Billy E. Davis, Her late husband
  • The late James & Lillian (L'Tleureux) Thorpe, Her late parents
  • Donna Powers, Daughter
  • Sandrea Dias (Jeffrey), Daughter
  • Gino Soares, Son
  • Gerald Thorpe, Brother
  • Lillian Paulo, Sister
  • JoAnn Mello (Joe), Sister
  • Seven grandchildren, Cory, Hollian, Birttney, Kelly, Jamie, Timothy and Tynisha; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Timothy and Victor Soares, sister of the late Jimmy Thorpe and Madeline Bouchard, grandmother of the late Cassie Amarantes, mother-in-law of the late Rick Powers and sister-in-law of the late Daniel Paulo and Lucille Thorpe.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 1, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, September 1, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial Private

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Sue Brett

August 29, 2021

Donna, Sandy , Gino ,
I’m so sorry for you loss. I have fond memories of your Mom always being so kind to me when we were kids. I haven’t seen your Mom in years but her photos show she was just as beautiful as I Remember. May she rest in peace. Peace be with you all.

Lillian Paulo

August 26, 2021

The sweetest sister I've ever had. So many precious memories, I will LOVE you forever 💞 in my heart until we see each other again.

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