2006-05-04 / Obituaries

Gertrude A. Reise, 88

Gertrude Angela (Raposa) Reise, 88, of Seaview Avenue, formerly of Newport, died Thursday, April 27, 2006, at Forest Farm Health Care Center in Middletown.

She was the wife of the late John A. Reise.

Born in Fall River, Mass., on May 26, 1917, she was the daughter of the late James and Annie (Sullivan) Raposa.

Mrs. Reise was a communicant of St. Mark Church in Jamestown and also an active member of their Ladies Group. She enjoyed going powerboating with her husband in Narragansett Bay. She loved cooking for family and friends, and enjoyed her friends and their monthly card game of canasta.

She is survived by her five sons, John F. Reise of Portsmouth, Donald B. Reise of

Cambridge, Md., James A. Reise of Olney, Md., Stephen Reise of Jamestown, and Terrance Reise of New Milford, Conn. She is also survived by her sister, Margaret Raposa of Portsmouth, nine grandchildren, eight greatgrandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late Gertrude June Reise and the sister of the late James Raposa.

Her funeral was held Monday, May 5. from the Memorial Funeral Home, in Newport, with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mark Church. Burial was in St. Columba's Cemetery in Middletown.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, 11 Knowles Court, Jamestown, RI 02835.

Condolences, information and directions are available at www.memorialfuneralhome.com

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