John Sousa Jr., 98, Warren

World War II veteran

Posted 1/21/21

John Sousa Jr., 98, of Warren, RI, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. He was the loving husband of Helen (Kuszej) Sousa.

Born in Bristol, RI, he was the son of the late John and Mary …

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John Sousa Jr., 98, Warren

World War II veteran

Posted

John Sousa Jr., 98, of Warren, RI, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. He was the loving husband of Helen (Kuszej) Sousa.

Born in Bristol, RI, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Estrella) Sousa. Mr. Sousa was a veteran of World War II and a recipient of The Purple Heart Medal. He had worked as a carpenter/mechanic at Fulflex for many years. He enjoyed woodworking and loved to tinker with all things mechanical. He was a communicant of St. Mary of the Bay Church.

Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Page (wife of the late Jeffrey B. Page) of Key West, FL, and Jane Swift and her husband Michael of Warren, RI; and two granddaughters, Stacy and Michaela.

He was also the brother of the late Joseph Sousa, Mary Silvia, Almerinda Silvia and Elsie Correia.

A private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project @https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/

 For information/online condolences please visit www.wjsmithfh.com

 

Arrangements are by Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, RI.

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