December 1, 2021

Evelyn E. (Moniz) Francis

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Evelyn E. (Moniz) Francis, 94, formerly of Barrington and East Providence, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 4, 2021 at the West View Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph R. Francis.

Born in Rehoboth, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Olga (Cunha) Moniz. Evelyn retired as secretary to the East Providence Senior High School Principal. She then joined the Foster Grandparents program working with kindergarten children, which she thoroughly enjoyed. Evelyn worked in the East Providence school system for a total of 40 years.

She is survived by her loving and devoted daughter, Carol Crowshaw. She also leaves her brother, Norbert Moniz and his wife Adelaide, a son, Raymond Francis, and three grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews, and devoted friends.
Evelyn enjoyed life and laughter and bringing happiness into people's lives. She will be sadly missed.

Her funeral service and visitation will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, with her beloved husband.

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