Joao T. Abreu
Joao T. Abreu
  • November 23, 1940 - December 9, 2017
  • Hilmar, California

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Joao T. Abreu
1940 ~ 2017

On December 9, 2017 Joao T. Abreu passed away at his home in Hilmar, California. Mr. Abreu was 77 years old, and had lived in Hilmar for the last 39 years.

Joao was born in Fonte Bastarde, Terceira, Acores to parents Joao Abreu and Senorinha dos Santos, and was married to Maria Teonilde Abreu of Hilmar.

Joao leaves behind his wife of 49 years, Maria; his son Paul (Kim) Abreu of Hilmar; daughter Anna (Gilbert) Hinds of Stevinson. Joao also leaves behind 4 grandchildren, his sister Helena Abreu of Fonte Bastarde, Terceira, Acores, many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.

Joao was preceded in death by his father Joao Abreu, and mother Senorinha dos Santos.

Mr. Abreu was a long-time member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Hilmar.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service: 286 W. Main Street Turlock, California. A Rosary will be held at 7:00 PM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church: 8471 Cypress Street Hilmar, California.

Funeral Mass will take place at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church: 8471 Cypress Street Hilmar, California. Joao will be laid to rest immediately following the mass at North Hilmar Cemetery: 8710 N. Tegner Road Hilmar, California.

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