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Edward A. Sousa, Lieut., WWPD (Ret.)

October 8, 1941 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 79)

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SOUSA, Edward A., Lieut., WWPD (Ret.), 79, of West Warwick, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 27, 2020.

He was the beloved husband of Donna M. (Imbriglio) Sousa, they had been married for fifty five years.  A lifelong resident of West Warwick, he was the son of the late Manuel and Mabel (Pereira) Sousa.

Mr. Sousa was appointed to the West Warwick Police Department in 1967 and served the Town until retiring in 1988 with the rank of Lieutenant.  He was a devout parishioner of St. Anthony Church, loved spending time with family and was a member of the West Warwick F.O.P. Lodge #6.

Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Gregory E. Sousa and his wife Amy of Watsonville, CA and Rev. Edward A. Sousa, Jr., Pastor St. Joseph Church, Providence; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Alexandra Sousa and a step-grandson, Brandon Cain.  He was the brother of the late Patricia Osenkowski.

Due to the current pandemic restrictions the funeral service and interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Anthony Church, 10 Sunset Avenue, West Warwick, RI 02893 in his memory would be appreciated.  Arrangements with PRATA-GALLOGLY Funeral Home.  Information and condolences please visit:


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10 Sunset Avenue, West Warwick, RI 02893

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