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Sofia (Rodrigues) SousaApril 5, 1923 ~ November 29, 2016 (age 93)
Sofia Sousa 93, passed away on November 29 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home in Chelsea. Sofia was born on April 5, 1923 in Terceira Island in the Azores to the late Francisco Rodrigues and Juguina Rodrigues (de Costa). Sofia grew up in Portugal but emigrate to the United States over forty years ago. She has lived with her family in Everett for the past 12 years. Sofia and her husband who preleased her in 2010 made a wonderful home for their five children. Sofia stayed at home and cared for her children. She was a great homemaker and loving parent. Sofia was the beloved wife of the late Camilo and loving mother of Nildo Sousa of Cambridge, Ernesto Sousa of Portugal, Manal Sousa of Malden, Alcinda Borge of Portugal and Herminia Reis of Everett. She is the sister of Ilda Reis of Cambridge and she is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be on Friday in the Immaculate Conception 10am. Visiting hours will be on Thursday at the funeral home from 5 to 8pm. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.