He was a milker for Foster Farms for 11 years and a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church of Turlock.He is survived by wife of 57 years, Olinda C. de Oliveira of Turlock; sons, Luis de Oliveira and his wife, Lucilia, of Turlock and Joe Paul de Oliveira and his wife, Emily, of Acampo; daughters, Olinda Oliveira of Turlock, Fatima Valenzuela and her husband, Carlos, of Modesto, Goretty Oliveira and her husband, Manuel, of Hilmar, Elizete Machado and her husband, Tony, of Merced, Dulce Homen and her husband, Frank, of Merced and Connie Slusser and husband, Bret, of Turlock; 18 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brothers, Trajano de Oliveira and his wife, Fatima, of San Jose, Pedro de Oliveira and his wife, Teresa, of San Jose, Paulo de Oliveira and his wife, Lucia, of Los Altos and Bento de Oliveira and his wife, Leontina, of San Jose; sisters, Maria de Fatima Bettencourt and her husband, Hilario, of San Jose, Rosa L. Oliveira of Fremont, and Delores Matos and her husband, Estevao, of Turlock; sister-in-law, Bernadete de Oliveira; God children, Bruno Matos and Maria Kinsey; and various nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Manual and Rosa de Oliveira; son, Zezinho de Oliveira; and brother, Germano de Oliveira.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock.
A Rosary/Mass combined is scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 30 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2606 S. Walnut Ave., Turlock. It will be officiated by Father Manuel Sousa. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Services under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service of Turlock.