CUMBERLAND - Aida Delgado, 78 of Mill Street, passed away Thursday in R. I. Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Joao Delgado.
Born in Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Sebastio and Maria (de Jesus) Antonio. Mrs. Delgado moved to the United States in 1960 settling in Cumberland.
She worked as a machine operator for Hindley Manufacturing, Cumberland for many years until her retirement in 1997 and previously worked for the former Atlas Braid Co., of Cumberland.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
She was also a member of the Uniao Beneficente Portuguese, Pawtucket.
Beside her husband she is survived by her son Ramiro A. Delgado and his wife Paula Llera Delgado of Cumberland. Three sisters, Palmira de Jesus Mendes Oliveira and Ilda Gaspar both of Portugal and Celina Branco of Cumberland. Four grandchildren, Raymond John Delgado; Jessica Lynn Delgado; Nicholas Anthony Delgado and Alexis Joan Delgado all of Cumberland and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Americo and Ramiro Antonio, Antonio Domingos, Maria Costa and Emelia DaSilva.
A Celebration of her life will be held Tuesday at 9 AM from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Monday from 5 to 8 PM. Directions/guestbook: