2006-09-14 / Obituaries

David Moniz, 55

David Moniz, 55, of Watson Avenue died Sept. 7, 2006 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Karen Adele (Pimentel) Moniz.

Born in Fall River, Mass., on August 3, 1951, he was the son of John Moniz of Portsmouth and the late Bella (Lema) Moniz.

Mr. Moniz was a meat cutter for 10 years at the commissary on the Newport Naval Base. He was a communicant of St. Mark Church in Jamestown.

Besides his wife and father, he leaves his brother, John Moniz of Warren; his niece, Melissa Pestana of Providence; his nephews, Kevin Moniz of Tiverton and Gregory Pimentel of Fairfield, Conn.; his great-nephews, Jose Pestana, Francisco Pestana, James Pestana, and Bruce Pestana, all of Providence; and his greatniece, Kirsten Pimentel of Fairfield, Conn.

His funeral was held Monday from the Connors Funeral Home, Portsmouth, with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Anthony's Church. Burial was in Newport Memorial Park in Middletown.

Donations in Mr. Moniz' memory, may be made to St. Anthony's Church, Building Fund, 2836 East Main Rd.., Portsmouth, RI 02871.

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