Passed Away On: January 5, 2023

Maria R Melo passed away on January 5, 2023 at the age of 92 at home in Hollister surrounded by loved ones.

Maria R Melo Porto Martins, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal Manuel and Augusta Riberio October 1, 1930.

Maria is Survived by: Children – 5 Daughters Carmelina Santos (Manuel) Clementina Azevedo (Norbert) Henriqueta Melo (Clarence) Guida Martins (Joe) Lucinda Martins (Agostino) Siblings: Joao Ribeiro (Maria Olivia) Jose Ribeiro (Florinda) Grandchildren: Milton Santos Adriana Rocha (David) Nelson Martins Nancy Luiz (Steve) Heather Garcia (Robert) Kathleen Nichols (Brian) Eileen Phillips (Greg) Great Grandchildren: Brianna, Alex, Marcus, Bernie, Sophia, Lucas, Amalia, Henry, Cristiano, Margarida, Marcio and Liliana Many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in Death by: husband – Henrique Melo Siblings – Sebastiao Ribeiro and Manuel Ribeiro Grandchildren – Priscilla Kishbaugh & Norbert Azevedo Jr.

Funeral Service: Wednesday, January 11th Viewing 9-11 Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home 870 San Benito Street, Hollister Mass 11-12 St Benedict Catholic Church 1200 Fairview Road Hollister Burial 12-1 Calvary Cemetery 1100 Hillcrest Road Hollister.