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Maria Lopes Canto
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1928, Portugal
Death: Sep. 8, 2009
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Mrs. Maria (Lopes) Canto, 81 of Cranston RI, formerly of Pembroke, died at home on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. The daughter of the late Raul and Antonia (Santos) Lopes, she was born in Portugal on August 1, 1928. She was raised and educated in Portugal and had lived in Pembroke before moving to Rhode Island 11 years ago. Mrs. Canto had been employed as a Real Estate Broker, ran an Import Export Business and had been a Counselor for Communities for People for 30 years. She was a member of the Pembroke Womens Auxiliary, enjoyed dancing and traveling. Wife of the late Henry L. Canto. She is survived by 1 daughter, Amelia Canto of Cranston RI, 1 brother, John Nelson Lopes of New Bedford and 1 sister Maria Estella Silva of Quincy. She was the mother of the late Rudolph Z. Canto. Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St., Rte 53 in HANOVER on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service in the Funeral Home on Saturday at 11 AM. Interment in Pembroke Center Cemetery. For directions and online guest book, visit

Published in The Patriot Ledger on 9/10/2009
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  Rudolph Z Canto (1955 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Center Cemetery
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: MP
Record added: Sep 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41787360

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 Added: Sep. 10, 2009

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