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Maria Gonsalves Avelar Nunes
Sept. 18, 1922 July 7, 2010
Maria Nunes
Maria Gonsalves Avelar Nunes, 87, of Los Banos, passed away on July 7. She was born in 1922 in Ponta dos Rosais, Sao Jorge, Azores. She was a homemaker in California.
She is survived by her son, Antonio Avelar Nunes of Los Banos; daughter, Maria (Franklin) Nivea Oliveira of Los Banos; grandchildren, Antonio Avelar Nunes of Los Banos and Rosemarie Nunes Oliveira of Los Banos; brothers, Domingos Avelar of Newman, Antonio Avelar of Idaho and Manuel Avelar of Los Banos; sisters, Rosa Pereira of Watsonville, Ana Cunha of Gustine and Maria Silveira of Le Grand; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her two sisters and her husband, Trajano Nunes.  
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13 at Whitehurst, Norton, & Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main St., Turlock. A combination rosary/funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Los Banos. Burial will follow at Los Banos Cemetery District.
Services are under the Direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service of Turlock.