Laura (DaRosa) Escobar, 63 of Fairview Avenue died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida.
She was the wife of Joseph Escobar. Born in Cedros, Faial, Azores, she was a daughter of the late Jose and Rosa DaRosa. Escobar was the office manager for Dr. Vincent Arminio before retiring.
Besides her husband she leaves two daughters, Lisa Almeida and her husband Kevin of Rehoboth, Susan Andrade and her husband Steven of Rehoboth, one son, David Escobar and his wife Brandy of Snellville, Georgia, one sister, Maria Liduina Pinheiro of East Providence, two brothers, Jose Rosa of Pawtucket, Manuel DaRosa of Dighton and four grandchildren, Felicia & Bethany Escobar and Devin & Emma Andrade. She was the sister of the late Maria Fialho and Irene Silveira.
Her funeral will be held Thursday, 9 a.m., from the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Calling hours Wednesday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Stroke Program at Roger Williams Hospital, 825 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908 would be appreciated