Maria Vaz Amado
January 10, 1933 - November 16, 2017
Maria Vaz Amado, 84, of Brockton passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was the wife of Francisco Barbosa Amado.
Born January 10, 1933 in Ribeira ilheu, Fogo, Cape Verde, she was a daughter of the late Niculao Vaz DePina and Ernestina Vaz Pires.
Maria was an extraordinary woman with a kind, loving and gentle soul. She loved to care and tend to all those around her. She was passionate about making others happy through stories and laughter. She will be deeply missed by all those that were fortunate to create everlasting memories with her.
She is survived by her husband Francisco Barbosa Amado; her sons, Manuel Barbosa Amado, Alfredo Barbosa Amado and Virgilio Barbosa Amado, and loving daughter Adelaide Amado. She is also survived by many adored siblings, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St.(Rt.123) Brockton on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 8:00AM followed by a funeral Mass at St. Edith Stein Parish, 71 East Main St., Brockton at 9:00AM. Interment will follow in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton. Calling hours Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00PM.
Service: map to St. Edith Stein
Cemetery: map to Melrose Cemetery