Virginia entered into rest at the age of 89 in Chowchilla, Ca. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was a homemaker for 63 years and a member of St Columbia Catholic Church of Chowchilla and Luso American in Norco, P.F.S.A. Council 19 of Chino Ontario. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
Virginia is survived by five sons, Frank A. Borges and his wife Kathleen of Madera, John M Borges and his wife Diane of Windsor, Colorado. Manuel M Borges and his wife Jeannette of Escalon, Tony M. Borges and his wife Nancy of Madera and Joe M. Borges and his wife Mary of Stephenville, Texas; daughter Natal M. Mello and her husband Danny of Chowchilla; brother Manuel Galhandro of Lemoore, Ca; sisters Maria da Silva Bettencourt of Terceira, Azores and Belmira Gomes of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband- Francisco Mendes Borges in April 27, 2009.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2012 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel.
Rosary will be held at 7p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2012 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Ave, Turlock, CA
Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Ave, Turlock, CA
Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park
In lieu of Flowers remembrance can be sent to Bristol Hospice of Merced, 1170 West Olive Ave Ste B, Merced, CA 95348.
Service under direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service
Saturday, April 21, 2012