Maria Silva Augusto
LOWELL Maria Silva (Nazare) Augusto, 82, of Lowell, died Monday, January 18, 2010, at Lowell General Hospital after a long illness. She was the widow of the late Manuel Augusto.
Born July 17, 1927, in Sao Mateus, Pico, Azores, Portugal, she made her home there until July of 1969 when she came to the United States. She settled in Lowell making her home in the Back Central Street Neighborhood and Belvidere. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church and a member of the Holy Ghost Society, the Holy Trinity, and the Holy Rosary Sodality.
Maria was an excellent seamstress and also enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She loved cooking and baking, and especially enjoyed sharing fresh baked sweet bread and sweet rice with her family and loved ones.
She is survived by her Godchild, Manuel Augusto Amaral and his wife, Ludevina, and their children of New Hampshire; her good friend Alverine Eno and her brother, Agnel Sousa, both of Lowell, as well as her brothers and sisters, Deolinda Silva Nazare and her husband, Leonardo Matos, of Pica, Azores, Jose Augusto Nazare and his wife, Fatima, of Faial, Azores, Lidia DaSilva Nazare and her husband, Girminio, of Pico, Azores, Manuel DaSilva Nazare of Terceira, Azores, Virginia Paula Nunes and her husband, Abilio, of Toronto, Canada, Lucilia Silva Amaral of Pico, Azores, and Mateus Nazare and his wife, Leontina, of Pico, Azores; and many nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and grand nephews.
YOU ARE INVITED TO HER CALLING HOURS 4 UNTIL 8 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JAN. 22. ON SATURDAY, HER FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 9 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT ST. ANTHONY’S CHURCH AT 10 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY. E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM