Carmeria P. (Pereira) Rua, 94, of Milford, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Antonio Rua who passed away in 1997. She was born in Terceira, Portugal, daughter of the late Jose and Rosa Pereira and moved to Milford in 1966. She retired in 1994 from the Milford Hospital where she was employed in housekeeping.
She is survived by her children, George Rua and his wife Maria of Milford, Jose Rua and his wife Elaine of Mendon, Carlos Rua of Franklin, Anthony Rua and his wife Debbie of Northbridge, Paul Rua of Whitinsville, Ines Sabean of Milford, Maria Rua of Milford, fourteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 A.M. at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Winter St. The burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 5 to 7 P.M.