December 24, 1928 – June 10, 2019
Bernardett (Nunes) Freitas, age 90, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 in Grace Barker Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Jose O. Freitas.
Born in Faial, Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Eduino and Hortense (Goulart) Nunes, she immigrated to the United States in 1969. A woman of God, she was a communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church and daily prayer was very important to her.
Mrs. Freitas enjoyed gardening and planting flowers. She was an excellent cook and liked to bake cakes. Known for her caring, loving and generous ways, family was always her main focus.
She is survived by five children, Celina Rodrigues of Newark, CA, Renato Freitas of Cranston, Noelia Durand of East Providence, Eduino Freitas of Freemont, CA and Gilberta “Jill” DaSilva of Providence; one sister, Hortense Avila, eleven grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Margarida M. “Maggie” DePina and Hortense Freitas and was also the sister of the late Utilia, Ester, Silvaldira, Jose, Gilberto and Mario Nunes.
Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 9:00 am from Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main Street, Warren followed by her Funeral Mass at 10:00 am in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Avenue, Warren. Burial will be in St. Mary of the Bay Cemetery, Warren. Visiting hours are Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Relatives and friends are invited. Contributions may be made in her honor to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd, Ste 3004, Warwick, RI 02886. For directions and tributes, www.wilbur-romano.com.
American Cancer Society
931 Jefferson Boulevard Suite 3004 , Warwick, RI 02886
- Visitation Friday, June 14, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, June 15, 2019
- Funeral Mass Saturday, June 15, 2019
- Burial Saturday, June 15, 2019
June 11, 2019