Anna T. Botelho


Anna T. Botelho, age 87, of King St., Johnston, died peacefully on January 11, 2020 at Brentwood Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Gilbert A. Botelho.

She was born in Providence, a daughter of the late Richard and Anna (Flynn) Troll. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Trifari Jewelry Co. for many years. She was a great cook, enjoyed doing puzzles and loved spending time with her family, especially one on one. She was an avid sports fan and was a lifelong collector of hundreds of sets of unique salt and pepper shakers from all over the world.

She is survived by her daughters, Donna Zarrella of West Warwick, and Lorelei DeFazio and her husband, Peter, of Warwick; six grandchildren, David, Danielle, Corey, Ryan, Angela and Nicholas; one great-grandson, Winslow, her sister, Donna Iannuccilli; her brothers, Richard Troll Jr., William Troll and Joseph Troll; her dear niece, Dawn Tedesco; and several other nieces and nephews.

Anna will be laid to rest with her husband Gilbert at Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Burial will be private.


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