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Maria DeCosta Sampaio

01/23/1929 - 02/28/2022


Obituary For Maria DeCosta Sampaio

Maria (DeCosta) Sampaio, 93, passed away, Monday, February 28, 2022, at home.She was the wife of the late Francisco P. Sampaio.Born in the Azores, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Guilhermina (Menses) DeCosta.Mrs. Sampaio had worked at The Warren Handkerchief Factory for 30 years, retiring in 2008. She was a Communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Warren.She is survived by two sons, Francisco C. Sampaio and his wife Guilhermina of Warren, RI, and John M. Sampaio and his wife Kim of Swansea, MA, a daughter, Evelyn M. Miranda and her husband Joe of Warren, RI, a sister, Guilhermina Miranda of the Azores, nine grandchildren, Donna, Steven, Sandra, Joseph, Justin, Jonathan, Andrew, Bryan and Jordan, and eight great grandchildren.She was also the mother of the late Joseph C. Sampaio.Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 4, 2022, from 4-7PM in Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren.Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 8AM, from Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9AM in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Avenue, Warren.Burial will take place in St. Mary of the Bay Cemetery, Vernon Street, Warren.Information/On-Line condolences please visit-

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  • 03/04/2022

    To My Beloved Avó, With Eternal Love & Gratitude Always. Xx Thank you for helping raise us when we were little. Besides being our grandmother, you were like a second mother to all of us. Please help protect and guide us, your nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, until we meet again. We love you, Avó, with all our hearts and soul. Please give my dad, your loyal son, Joseph C. Sampaio, and our grandpa, your devoted husband, Francisco P. Sampaio, a big hug and kiss for us. Xx Life will never be the same again without you in it. I don't know what I'll do when I do not see you sitting at the window above, looking out at the street below. No doubt, I will break down and cry. So please be our guiding light, give us the strength, and help us get through this complex journey we call LIFE. Xx We Will Never Forget You, Avó, For As Long As We Live; I Can Promise You That. R.I.P. Beloved Grandma. You were the MATRIARCH of the Sampaio family and the GLUE that bound us together. Please continue to do so from Heaven above as our one and only Guardian Angel. We will carry you inside our hearts always and forever. Thank you for all that you have done for each and every one of us, especially your grandchildren, us, that you helped raise. We will never forget you. I will never forget you for as long as I live. XOXOXO Love, From Your Grandchildren, Steven, Sandra & Joseph Sampaio (& Our Respective Families) & All the Rest of Your Remaining Grandchildren & Great-Grandchildren (& Their Respective Families, too).

  • 03/01/2022

    My Deepest sympathy goes out to Kim an John...May she RIP.....

  • 03/01/2022

    Our deepest sympathy to the entire family for their loss. She was a beautiful person inside and out who always had a smile on her face. May you Rest In Peace Sra Maria. -Terra family

  • 02/28/2022

    My deepest condolences to the family. She was such a beautiful loving and caring lady. May her soul rest in God's eternal peace.

  • 02/28/2022

    My deepest sympathy Kim, to your husband and family. So much sadness.

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