Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Silva) Barboza. She attended Bristol schools and was employed at Hartman systems for many years before retiring. She was a past president of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.
She is survived by her children Barbara Jane Medeiros, Geraldine Silva and Robert L. Roser; grandchildren Tammy Medeiros, Ronald Silva, Richard Silva, Robert Silva, George Medeiros, Joann Roser Adams, Barbara Roser Aponte, Robin Roser Milona and Kim Roser Fortune, and nieces Sandra Carraturo and Joanne Solitto.
Funeral services were held November 27th from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Richard Narciso at St. Elizabeth Church. Liturgical readings were by Justin Cordeiro and Elizabeth Ventura. The offertory gifts were presented by Barbara Aponte, Kim Fortune and Robin Milona. Burial was private. Serving as pallbearers were Ronald Silva, Richard Silva, Robert Silva, Justin Cordeiro, Mark Fortune and Louis Aponte.