Maria Humberta Avila

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.

4 Comments

  • Cidalia Silveira April 28, 2018 3:58 am

    Tia. You were always making sure everyone was fed and taken care of. You always put others before yourself. You will always have
    a very special place in our hearts. We will never forget all the beautiful memories from our trip out to California. You will be Deeply missed but never forgotten.Tio Arlindo, Luis. Mary Lou. Dino. Paul and families we are so sorry for your loss. May Tia rest in peace. If you need anything from us please let us know. Hugs to all.

    Nephew Carlos Cidalia Alex Dylan & Melanie Silveira.

  • Celeste Gomes Sousa April 28, 2018 2:09 pm

    Celeste Gomes
    April 28,2018

    Umberta sempre me lembra de ti bem disposta, com aquele sorriso lindo que cativava as pessoas.Tinhas um coracao de ouro.Descansa em paz Umberta.

    Para a familia que sofrem com a tua despedida os nossos pessamos.
    PS Tia Luisa envia um abraco ao sobrinho Arlindo com os sentimentos.

  • Manuel & Juliette Silva April 28, 2018 4:23 pm

    Our sincerest condolences to the family, especially Arlindo Avila, my husband’s, (Manuel dos Santos da Silva) 2nd cousin, Analia Azevedo, who lives in London, Ontario, Carlos Silveira, who lives in Oakville, who is my husband’s 3rd cousin.

    May a Sra. Humberta Rest in Peace.

  • Carol Castelo July 26, 2018 4:31 am

    SorryI just found out yesterday that Umberta passed away. Arlindo my prayers for you and the family. I remember well when your family came to the USA. Jorge and I went to visit you in Turlock. May God give you strength to get through this. Sorry for your loss.

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