Elisa F. Quadros
LOWELL Elisa F. (Tomas) Quadros, 85, of Lowell, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Lowell General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jose C. Quadros who passed away June 6, 1997.
She was born June 23, 1930, in Flores, Azores, Portugal, and was a daughter of the late Jose Tomas and the late Maria Do Ceu (Ambrosio) Tomas. She was raised in Flores where she attended the area schools, before marrying Jose and raising her family there as well. While in Portugal she worked on her family farm.
Elisa and her family moved to the United States in 1972 settling in Lowell. While in the United States she was employed at Wang Laboratories and other local companies as an assembler for many years before her retirement in the early 1990’s. She was a dedicated communicant of St. Anthony’s Church. She enjoyed spending time at the Portuguese American Center where she always looked forward to the Senior Program. She also loved spending time with her family and friends, as well as cooking, crocheting, and taking day trips with her loved ones.
She is survived by her two children, Jose H. Quadros of Tewksbury, and Sylvia M. Kelley and her husband, Scott of Lowell; her two granddaughters, Krystal M. DaSilva and her fiance, Stephen Winchester and Brianna L. Kelley, all of Lowell. She is also survived by her brother Lino Tomas of South Africa; three sisters in law, Isaura Quadros, Hermenia Avila, and Maria A. Bettencourt all of Lowell; and many loving nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS FROM 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JUNE 30. ON WEDNESDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 8 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANTHONY CHURCH, 893 CENTRAL STREET, LOWELL, AT 9 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. PATRICK CEMETERY.