Anne (Texeira Vasconcellos) Francis 83, of Franklin St passed away on January 4th at South County Hospital. Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Delphina (Texeira Raposa) Vasconcellos. She attended Bristol schools and worked in manufacturing for I Shalom, Converse and Transcom for many years before retiring in 1994.
She is survived by her daughter Maryann Crellin and her husband Bob of Narragansett, RI and grandsons Edward and William Crellin. She was the sister of the late Anthony Vasconcellos, Phoebe Medeiros and Mae Perry.
Her funeral services were held Wednesday from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev Jared Constanza at St. Elizabeth Church. Liturgical readings were by Sister Mary Reilly and William Crellin who also read the Prayer of the Faithful. The offertory gifts were presented by Edward Crellin, Alexis Scangas and William Crellin. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Elizabeth Church 577 Wood Street Bristol, RI 02809. www.limafh.com