Maria Conceição Da Cunha
Maria Conceição Da Cunha
  • December 27, 1936 - December 22, 2017
  • Gustine, California

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Maria Conceição Da Cunha, age 81, of Gustine, California passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017. Maria was born December 27, 1936 in Vila de São Sebastião, Terceira, Açores to Maria Conceição Machado and José Ferreira Machado.

Maria is survived by: brothers Martin Machado of Turlock and Alvarino Machado of the Açores as well as sisters Nelsa Martins of Hilmar, Lucia Machado of the Açores, and sister Ilda Rocha of Canada, and many nieces and nephews.

Maria was preceded in death by her parents José Ferreira Machado and Maria Conceição Machado, and her sister Paulina Lopes.

She was a dedicated parishioner of Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles Catholic Church in Gustine and a member of Newman F.D.E.S., St. Anthony Festa in Patterson, and the Portuguese Club of Holy Ghost of Hilmar. Mrs. Da Cunha enjoyed preparing dishes for Our Lady of Miracles Festa each year, crocheting, and spending time with her cats.

A visitation for Maria Conceição Da Cunha will be held from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service: 286 W. Main Street, Turlock, California. A rosary followed by funeral mass will occur at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Our Lady of Miracles Catholic Church: 370 Linden Avenue, Gustine, California. She will be laid to rest on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at N. Hilmar Cemetery District: 8710 N. Tegner Road, Hilmar, California.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Da Cunha family.

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