William Sousa, 79, of New Bedford, Mass.

Posted 11/15/21

William Sousa, 79, of New Bedford, Mass., formerly of Bristol, R.I., passed away, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at home.

Born in Fall River, Mass., he was the son of the late Antony B. and Jenny (Garcia) …

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William Sousa, 79, of New Bedford, Mass.

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William Sousa, 79, of New Bedford, Mass., formerly of Bristol, R.I., passed away, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at home.

Born in Fall River, Mass., he was the son of the late Antony B. and Jenny (Garcia) Sousa.

Mr. Sousa had worked as a construction worker for Rhode Island Laborers Union – Local 271, for 22 years, retiring from a disability in 1989. He enjoyed dancing, playing cards, playing cribbage, bingo and the Bristol Fourth of July Parade.

He is survived by a son, William R. Sousa and his wife Angela of New Bedford, Mass.; a daughter, Rebecca J. Cambrola of Barrington, R.I.; four brothers, Manuel Sousa of Warwick, R.I., Francis Sousa of Bridgewater, Mass., John Sousa of Warren, R.I., and David Sousa of Bristol, R.I.; three sisters, Josephine Sanchas of Warren, R.I., Kathleen Simmons of Warren, R.I., and Florence Sousa of Bristol, R.I.; three grandchildren, Kerry Sousa, Kate Sousa, and Zoe Johnson, and one great-grandchild, Keira Baez. He was also the brother of the late Anthony Sousa, Barbara Sousa, Jennie Bouffard, and Annie Borges.

Arrangements are by Family’s Choice Cremation, 8 Schoolhouse Rd., Warren, where friends will be received on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

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