Maria C. (dos Santos) Coutinho
August 02, 2017
Maria C. (dos Santos) Coutinho, 81, of Somerset, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at her home. She was the wife of fifty-nine years to Luis A. Coutinho.
Maria was born in Seia, Portugal, the daughter of the late Jose Marques and Deolinda (Mendes) dos Santos.
She worked as a sewing machine operator in the garment industry for many years, retiring in 1997. Mrs. Coutinho was a communicant of Saint John of God Church, in Somerset. She enjoyed cooking, going to the beach, taking vacations and traveling extensively throughout her life. Maria cherished the time she spent with her family and friends especially her grandchildren, whom she adored.
Survivors besides her husband are a daughter: Alice M. Coutinho-Rose and her husband Daniel of Raynham; a son: John M. Coutinho of North Smithfield; four grandchildren: Alexander, Ashley, Jake and Benjamin; two sisters: Maria Lourdes Coutinho of Portugal; Maria Fatima Dias of Somerset; along with several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Maria A. Borges and Jose Francisco Mendes dos Santos.
Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 8am, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9am in Saint John of God Church, 996 Brayton Ave., Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Somerset.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017, from 5-8pm, in the funeral home.
Memorial donations in her memory can be made to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101.
Visitation: Hathaway Community Home
Service: St. John of God