Maria Custodia Maciel, 104 of Turlock, California entered into eternal rest on November 9, 2011 on what would have been the day of her 81st wedding anniversary to her beloved husband, Adao. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adao Maciel and a daughter. She is survived by her daughter Rosa Matos and son-in-law Manuel Matos, son Manuel Maciel and daughter-in-law Maria DeJesus Maciel, son Antonio Maciel and daughter-in-law Berta Maciel, daughter Fatima Bettencourt and son-in-law Manuel Bettencourt, son Jose Maciel and daughter-in-law Teresa Maciel, daughter Rita Vieira and son-in-law Antonio Vieira, daughter Palmira Alves and son-in-law Lizuarte Alves whom she lived with. She had 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She was born in San Jorge, Azores on March 13, 1907 to Jose Joaquin Leonardes and Ana de Oliveira Leonardes. She had 4 siblings all of which preceded her in death. She moved to California with her husband and children in 1960. She spent her life caring for her beloved family.
Recitation of the Rosary to be held Monday, November 14th at 7 p.m. at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. in Turlock. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 15th at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Assumption Church, 2602 S. Walnut Rd, Turlock. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Please share your memories and condolences at www.turlockmemorialpark.com.
Saturday, November 12, 2011