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Elsie M. (Rapoza) Souza

July 1, 1930 - October 13, 2021 (91 years old)

Norton, Massachusetts

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Elsie M. (Rapoza) Souza Obituary

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It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone we love and cherish. Family and friends must say goodbye to their beloved Elsie M. (Rapoza) Souza of Norton, Massachusetts, born in Taunton, Massachusetts, who passed away at the age of 91, on October 13, 2021. Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Elsie M. (Rapoza) Souza to show support.

She was predeceased by : her husband Anthony Souza, Jr.; her parents, Antonio Rapoza and Maria Rapoza (Braga); and her sister Susie. She is survived by : her children, Judith Panaikas of Taunton, Anthony Souza of East Taunton, Joyce Joubert of North Dighton, Joan Tipton of East Falmouth, Jean DeSousa of Taunton, Thomas Souza of Norton and James Souza of Boston; and her siblings, Dorothy, Genevieve, Tony, Johnny, Joe and Manny. She is also survived by grandchildren, great grandchildren, as well as her loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Sunday, October 17th 2021 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Norton Memorial Funeral Home (19 Clapp St, Norton, MA 02766). A funeral mass was held on Monday, October 18th 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Saint Mary's Church (1 Power St, Norton, MA 02766).

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Norton Memorial Funeral Home



Sun

Oct 17

Visitation

Norton Memorial Funeral Home
19 Clapp St, Norton, MA 02766

Mon

Oct 18

Funeral mass

Saint Mary's Church
1 Power St, Norton, MA 02766

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October 17, 2021

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October 17, 2021

RI National Guard Family Program sent flowers

“In loving memory of Elsie M. (Rapoza) Souza, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.”

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October 17, 2021

Maria Lanoue wrote a sympathy message

“…never enough characters… Ken & I have enrolled your mom, our Aunt Elsie, as a member of the Association of Marion Helpers in Stockbridge, MA for Masses and prayers to be said for her. The card will be sent to cousin Judy. Ken & I have made a donation to the Vermont Food Bank in her memory. We are with you in spirit. 🙏❤️”

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October 17, 2021

Maria Lanoue wrote a sympathy message

“Feeling your loss. Many childhood memories have been flooding back to me. Our mothers were peas in a pod through thick ‘n thin. I see them laughing… When they were in a snit over something it never lasted long. They’re always together in pics! A lasting love, they were strong in their faith in God and family. A Rapoza generation has closed and we carry on with generosity, courage and faith because they have taught us well. Your mom would want us to celebrate life everyday. -Cathy ❤️🎶”

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