July 25, 2024

Donna Sousa Ventura


Donna L. (Soares) Ventura, 74, formerly of Rehoboth, MA passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at her home in Cumming, GA. Born in Providence, RI, she was the beloved daughter of the late John R. Sousa and Hazel W. (Lewis) Sousa. Donna was a former horse trainer and decorated Champion Gymkhana rider. This year Donna was able to see her two daughters compete in the NBHA World Championships. Donna is survived by her two loving daughters, Dawn (Soares) Vieira and her husband Jesse of Rehoboth, MA and Sherri (Soares) Hamilton and her husband Kevin of Dawsonville, GA as well as her three cherished grandchildren, Jessica and Raychel Vieira and Austin Hamilton. She was the sister of Lynn Sousa of Warren, RI and John Sousa of Johnston, RI.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, January 15,2022 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Ave. in Warren, RI. Burial will be at Newport Memorial Park, 123 Howland Ave. in Middletown, RI..

South Canton Funeral Home, dedicated to the families we serve, 770-479-3377. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.thescfh.com

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