Evelyn (Motta) Pimental, 82, Bristol


Evelyn (Motta) Pimental, 82, of Hope Street, passed away on Feb. 4, 2014, at Orchard View Manor.  She was the wife of the late Alfred Pimental.

Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Perry Motta and Anna (Moitoso) Motta.

She attended Colt Memorial High School and worked as a machine operator at American Tourister for 28 years before retiring.

She is survived by her sisters Elsie Goulart and Alice Silva of Bristol, and her brother Joseph Motta, Jr., of Barrington.

Her funeral services were held Feb. 7, from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Richard Narciso at St. Elizabeth Church.

Burial followed in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Bristol Animal Shelter, 11 Broad Common Road,  Unit #155, Bristol, RI  02809.


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