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Joao Teixeira Avila April 5, 1941 - March 16, 2020

Joao Teixeira Avila

April 1941 ~ March 2020_x000D_
Joao was born in Biscoitos Sao Jorge, Portugal to Joao and Sofia Avila and passed away at the age of 78.  He immigrated to the US in 1975 and worked most on dairies most of his life.  Joao appreciated Portuguese culture and would attend bull fights and festas.  He treasured time spent with his friends and family, and loved his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Maria Avila; children John (Angie) Avila, and Rui (Jennifer) Avila; and sister Maria Conceiao.  He was preceded in death by his parents Joao and Sofia Avila and siblings Francisco, Antonio and Jose.

Due to the current coronavirus prevention recommendations, services will be held for immediate family.  Viewing will be at Allen Mortuary on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 3:00-5:00p.m. Mass will be at Holy Rosary Catholic Church on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10:00a.m. with burial to follow at Hilmar Cemetery.




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  1. Mike & Pam Peterson says

    Keeping the Avila families in thought and especially prayer during this difficult time. May God embrace him with open arms as he returns home. God Bless……

  2. Manue &Alzira lopes says

    My thoughts and prayers goes to the family in this difficult time God bless

  3. Lety Mercado says

    Maria, my heart breaks for you.. May the Lord wrap his armas around you and all your family in the difficult time.. and give you the comfort y need.. hugs and prayers my dear friend.

  4. Herman and Veronica Machado says

    Our Deepest condolences to You and Your Family. Our Thoughts and Prayers May He Rest in Peace.

  5. Susan Maynard says

    Condolences to Maria and her family

  6. John& Mary Kay leonardo says

    We send our thoughts and prayers to Olivia and her family. May God be with you through this sad time. We have such fond memories of him when he would visit us on the dairy. May he Rest In Peace.

  7. Mark and Irma Martinez says

    Our prayers and thoughts are with all of the Avila family. May our Lord surround you with peace.

  8. Frank and Mary Sozinho says

    Our deepest condolences to you Olivia and the rest of the family our thoughts and prayers are with you and your sons at this difficult time may God comfort you. may he Rest In Peace.

  9. Eulalia Melo says

    Our deepest condolences to Olivia, her sons and families, may he rest in peace. our love❤️ Eulalia and family

  10. Teresa Ourique-Bettencourt says

    Our deepest condolences go out to the family. May God bless and comfort all the family and may he Rest In Peace.

  11. Dina Brindeiro says

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the Avila family. May God Bless and comfort all of you during this difficult time.

  12. Delio e natal Silva says

    Our deepest condolences go out to all the family may God comfort you all at this difficult time blessings to all were so sorry for your loss

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