Hilda C. Braga
Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother
WESTFORD Hilda C. (Jesus) Braga, 92, of Westford, died after a brief illness Friday, December 23, 2011 at Genesis Westford House Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Foster Braga who passed away in 1982 after forty-five years of marriage.
Born May 14, 1919, in Lowell, she was a daughter of the late Miguel, and the late Mathilda (Nobrega) Jesus, and attended the local area schools.
She resided in Chelmsford for most of her life, and was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church in Lowell. She was employed at Offset Printing Company in Lowell for many years and later at Beacon Press Printing in Bedford before retiring in 1989.
She is survived by a son, Robert Braga and his wife, Diane (Costopoulos) of Haverhill, MA; a daughter, Roberta H. Davidson and her husband, Allan of Freedom, NH; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
She was also a sister of the late Bella McNamera, the late Manuel Nobrega, and her twin sister, the late Mary McLean.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS FROM 9 UNTIL 10 A.M. ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29 AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANTHONY'S CHURCH AT 11 A.M. DIRECTLY FOLLOWING THE CALLING HOURS. BURIAL IN PINE RIDGE CEMETERY IN CHELMSFORD. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS MEMORIAL DONATIONS IN HER NAME MAY BE MADE TO LIFE CHOICE CARE AND COMFORT, 460 TOTTEN POND ROAD SUITE 390, WALTHAM, MA 02451. PLEASE VISIT WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM TO SEND THE FAMILY AN E-CONDOLENCE.