Priscilla B. Gonsalves (1940 – 2022)
Preston - On Thursday, September 29, 2022, Pricilla B. Gonsalves passed away peacefully at her home in Preston. She departed this world surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born on September 30, 1940, in Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of Manuel and Geneva (Nunes) Fernandes. She was happily married for 57 years to her loving husband, Alfred “Freddie” Gonsalves.
Priscilla was a deeply devoted and proud wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her husband Freddie, her sister Frances Santos, her three children and their spouses; Dawn Gonsalves-Joyner and Devol Joyner, Gregg and Charmaine Gonsalves, and Denise and Caz Barros, and seven grandchildren; Christina, Justin, and Grant Gonsalves; Andre, Isaiah, and Miles Joyner; and Mason Barros.
Four sisters, Stella and Florence “Dolly” Fernandes, Theresa Lopes, and Mary Fernandes-Dennis, and three brothers, Alfred, Manuel and Joseph Fernandes, predeceased Priscilla.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, October 7, 2022, starting at 4:00 pm at Prime 82 in Norwich, CT.
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