Maria (Rodrigues) DeSousa

November 21, 2022
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Maria Fatima S. Joao (Rodrigues) DeSousa, age 83 of Taunton, passed away on November 21, 2022 at Morton Hospital.

She was the beloved wife of the late Alberto C. Sousa

Maria was born in Cape Verde the daughter of the late Domingo and Maria (Cardozo) Rodrigues.

She enjoyed cooking and traveling, but most of all cherished time with her family especially her grand and great-grandchildren.

Maria is survived by her loving sons; Victor Rodrigues and wife Elizabete of FL, Luis Morris of Taunton and Ricardo Sousa  and wife Elizabeth of Needham, grandmother of 11, great-grandmother of 5. She was also the sister of Antonia Severa-Rodrigues of Taunton.

Maria’s funeral will be held on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 11am with a prayer service beginning at 12 Noon in the Chapel of the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square) Taunton. Interment will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, November 27th from 4 to 8pm in the Silva Funeral Home.

Additional parking with handicap access is located on the North side of the funeral home.

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Calling Hours
November 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Silva Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780

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Maria DeSousa

December 31, 1969-November 21, 2022

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