Woonsocket - Maria J. (Fonseca) King 75 passed away suddenly Tuesday, April 22, 2020 in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Gary L. King Sr.
Born in Azores, Portugal daughter of the late Manuel and Maria (da Luz) Fonseca.
Maria was a loving house wife who loved taking care of her family.
She loved to sing, dance, crochet, play BINGO, and spend time with her children. Maria loved her grandbabies who called her Vavó & Nana.
She is survived by her five children, Lisa Carpentier of Maine, Sherri Joseph and her husband David of Maine, Darrell Derkaz Jr., James Derkaz III, and Joshua King all of Woonsocket, RI. One brother, Manuel Fonseca and her sister-in-law Jennie of Pawtucket, RI. Ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was also step-mother to Lisa, Bobby, Maureen, Dawn, and Little Gary.
Maria was also the sister to the late Margaret Perriera and Vavó to the late Tyler Lessard.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date this summer. The S.DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Rd. Woonsocket, RI 02895