Local obituaries were published Tuesday, Aug. 21 for: Margaret W. Carvalho, 89, of Attleboro; Raymond F. Milos, 82, of Attleboro; and Mary Brilhantina Teixeira, 96, of Cumberland.
Margaret W. Carvalho, 89
ATTLEBORO - Margaret W. Carvalho, 89, of Shanley Drive, Attleboro, passed on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 in Sturdy Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Arthur R. Carvalho.
Born in Central Falls, R.I. on June 7, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Franklin James and Emily (Taylor) Weilding. Margaret was educated in Attleboro schools.
She worked at the former L.G. Balfour Company for many years, then later at the LaSalette Shrine bookstore.
She served as a religious education teacher at St. John the Evangelist parish for several years. She was a life member of the Women's Auxiliary No. 56 DAV and a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary No. 20 in Attleboro.
Margaret and Arthur enjoyed traveling in their motorhome years ago.
She was also an accomplished seamstress, owning and operating her own business, Peggy's Bridals and Formals in Attleboro.
Margaret is survived by her children: Sandra Aimanovich of Niceville, Fla., Lorna Noren of Nashville, Tenn., John Carvalho of Attleboro, Emily Uriot of North Attleboro, and Sandra Bankert of Attleboro; 15 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Margaret's family would like to express thanks to her grandson Robert Uriot, who served as her caregiver for several years.
She was the sister of the late Thomas Weilding, Frank Weilding, and Rose Ellen Aspinall, and grandmother of the late Mark Aimanovich.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck St., Attleboro where the Carvalho family will receive friends on Wednesday morning, Aug. 22 from 9 to 10:45 a.m.
A funeral will be conducted on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 10:45 a.m. from the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 133 North Main St., Attleboro, celebrated by Rev. Richard Wilson, pastor. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers and for those wishing to remember Margaret in a special way, donations may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
An online guest book for family and friends to express condolences and remembrances and additional information may be found at: www.duffypoulecares.com.
Raymond F. Milos, 82
ATTLEBORO - Raymond F. Milos, 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Marion (Hebert) Milos for 53 years.
Born in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Michael and Frances (Cebula) Milos.
Ray was a self-employed barber and proprietor of Hillside Barber Shop, Cumberland for many years.
He was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed photography, bowling and playing tennis.
Besides his loving wife, he leaves three sons: Mark A. Milos and his wife Brenda of Charleston, S.C., Thomas J. Milos and his wife Sylvia of Saudi Arabia, and James P. Milos of South Attleboro; three grandchildren: Nicholas, Craig and Charlotte Milos; two great-grandchildren, Julian and Ruby Milos; one brother, Charles Milos in Maine; and many nieces and nephews. Raymond is predeceased by six brothers and one sister.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial, Thursday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. in St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church, 18 Baltic St., South Attleboro. Interment will be private and visitation is respectfully omitted.
If desired, gifts in his memory to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 will be appreciated.
Arrangements are entrusted to William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket. For online condolences: TrippFuneralHome.com
Mary Brilhantina Teixeira, 96
CUMBERLAND - Mary Brilhantina Teixeira, 96, of High Street, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 in the Crestwood Nursing Home, Warren. She was the beloved wife of the late Angelo Teixeira.
Born in Insua, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Vinagre) Rebelo. She resided in Cumberland for over 70 years.
She was employed by the former Elizabeth Webbing Co., Central Falls, for many years until her retirement.
Mrs. Teixeira was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland; she was also a longtime member of the Clube Juventude Lusitana, Cumberland.
She leaves three children: Antonio Teixeira and Armand Teixeira, both of Attleboro, and Lidia deAzevedo of Sanibel Island, Fla.; and one sister, Natividade Lopes of Cumberland. Mrs. Teixeira also leaves five grandchildren: Mark Teixeira, Kristin Carvalho, Jonathan deAzevedo, Andrea deAzevedo, and Kelly Teixeira; and four great-grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late Jose Rebelo.
A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, Aug. 23 at 8 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road (Route 122), Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Drive, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.
Calling hours are Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Church, 1 Fatima Drive, Cumberland, RI 02864. Directions/Guest Book: jjduffyfuneralhome.com