Maria Armanda Craveiro
NORTH SCITUATE - Maria Armanda (Almeida) Craveiro, 62, of Carue Drive, passed away at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Mrs. Craveiro was a ten year breast cancer survivor. She was the beloved wife of Antonio Craveiro, the former tailor for the Rhode Island State Police.
Born in Gouveia, Portugal, she was the daughter of Antonio and Maria Isabel (Cruz) Almeida. She moved to this country in 1969 settling in Woonsocket. She resided in Scituate for 33 years.
She was the owner and hairdresser for Hair Designs by Maria for many years, retiring due to illness.
Mrs. Craveiro was a member of the Portuguese Continental Union, former member of Coral Heranca Portuguesa, and a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Scituate.
She leaves two daughters, Christine Rei, and husband Paul of Johnston, and Elizabeth Elsea, and husband Steven of Dallas, TX; two brothers, Jorge Almeida and Alberto Almeida both of Cumberland; three sisters Odette De Carvalho of Pawtucket, Maria Do Ceu Antonio of Cumberland, and Maria Jose Duarte of Portugal; two grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 11 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland.Relatives and friends are kindly invited.
Visiting Hours are respectfully omitted.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Attn: American Cancer Society, Team Forget Them Not, 931 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886.
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