Francisco Da Rosa Sequeira
Francisco Da Rosa Sequeira
  • May 15, 1922 - May 24, 2017
  • Manteca, California

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Francisco Da Rosa Sequeira
(Filho de Jerome)
May 15, 1922 - May 24, 2017
Resident of Manteca

Francisco Sequeira passed away peacefully in his home on May 24, 2017 at the age of 95. Born in 1922 in São Jorge, Açores, Portugal he emigrated to California in 1966 with his wife Gertrude and their two children Maria de Fatima and Manuel Luciano. He worked as a Dairyman until his retirement at the age of 65. He was a kind man who enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He was passionate about his garden, as well as wine making, and he loved to dance. He was a member of Nossa Senhora dos Milagres as well as the F.E.S.M. Portuguese Hall and enjoyed participating in local festas.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Gertrude Bettencourt Sequeira, his son Manuel Luciano of Manteca, daughter Maria de Fatima and son-in-law Carlos Pimentel of Livermore. He is also survived by his grandchildren Bobby Cleghorn-Sequeira of Modesto, Frankie Sequeira of Manteca, Christina Pimentel of Livermore, and great granddaughter Kaya Pimentel, as well as two brothers and sister-in-laws José and Maria Sequeira of Tracy, João and Maria Hortence Sequeira of San Jose as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Rosa de Sousa Sequeira and Jerome Sequeira, his infant daughters Maria Odette, and Maria de Fatima, his grandson Michael Pimentel, his brother Manuel de Rosa Sequeira, and his sisters Serafina Bettencourt, Anna Teixeira, and Maria de Fatima Sousa.
Visitation will be held Tuesday June 6, 2017 from 3 to 5pm at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main Turlock, CA. A rosary and funeral mass will be held on Wednesday June 7, 2017 at 11 am at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 505 E. North Street, Manteca, CA. Burial will follow at St. John's Catholic Cemetery 17871 Carrolton Rd, Escalon, CA.

Arrangements under the direction of Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service (FD504), Turlock, CA.