Maria Humberta Avila
1941 – 2018
On October 15, 1941 Maria Humberta Avila was born in Portal, Sao Jorge. She was the 6th out of 10 children born to proud parents Jose & Isabel Azevedo. Maria Humberta married her husband Arlindo Avila and was married for 56 years. They immigrated to Angola, Africa in 1966 and then to the United States in 1976. In the States she worked at Banquet Foods and then as a freelance housekeeper. Her hobbies included gardening, sewing, crocheting, cooking, and spending time with family.
Maria Humberta departed this life on April 24, 2018. She is survived by her husband Arlindo, her four children Luis, Mary Lou, Dino, and Paul, nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren and 7 sisters: Maria Arminda Azevedo, Maria dos Anjos Silva, Maria Giomar Sousa, Maria Liduina Borges, Maria Idalina Azevedos, Lucia Sousa, Analia Azevedo and several brothers and sisters in laws and nephews and neices. She is preceded in death by her late infant daughter Maria de Lurdes and brother Celestino Azevedo and sister Maria Angela Azevedo.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be dearly missed by those who had the pleasure to know her.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm, followed by a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway, Turlock. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow.
Arrangements are under the direction of Allen Mortuary.