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Linda M. Cotta

d. June 15, 2024

Little Compton

Linda M. (Moniz) Cotta, 69, of Little Compton, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center, in Providence, RI.

    Linda is survived by her loving husband Christopher C. Cotta, her daughter Kelly Cadieux Marcondes, her siblings Denise Wood and Karen and Philip Thornsbury, and her beloved dog Ellie. 

    She is also survived by her five (5) grandchildren Alicia, Brandon and Camryn Marcondes, and Shawn and Peyton Cadieux, along with several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late David Cadieux and sister of the late Denise and Dennis Moniz.

    Born in Fall River, Linda graduated from BMC Durfee High School. She later received her associates degree from Bristol Community College. She was the daughter of the late Dennis Moniz and Barbara (Medeiros) Moniz.

    Prior to retiring, Linda worked most of her career as an administrator in the healthcare field, spending 20 years at Newport Hospital and 12 years at Women & Infants Hospital. Beyond her administrative roles she was extremely proficient with technology and assisted anyone in need. She had a love for scrapbooking and photography, which preserved countless memories for others, even though she seldom appeared in photos herself. She always preferred to be the one behind the camera. She also enjoyed cooking meals and spending time with her family. 

    Linda was loved by so many people and stayed strong. She never failed to put a smile on people’s faces, and was always there supporting those she loved. She was the best daughter, mother, wife, sister, aunt, grammie and friend. She will be dearly missed, but her memory will endure forever. 

    A visitation will be held Monday, June 24th, 2024, from 4 – 7 PM from the Oliveira Funeral Home – South Main St. Chapel, 2064 South Main St. Fall River, MA. There will be a Catholic Mass at St Teresa’s Catholic Church, 265 Stafford Road, Tiverton, RI on Tuesday June 25th at 10 AM with a private family burial following the mass. 

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda’s name to the March of Dimes, @

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Service Schedule

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Monday, June 24, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oliveria Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service - South Main Street

2064 South Main Street, Fall River, MA 02724

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Theresa's Church (Stafford Road, Tiverton)

265 Stafford Road, Tiverton, RI 02878

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