Maria Coelho Lobo
June 19, 1920 - October 05, 2017
Maria Coelho Lobo, 97, of Brockton, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017 surrounded by her family at the Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. She was the wife of the late Zeferino Xavier Lobo.
Born June 19, 1920 in Brava, Cape Verde, she was a daughter of the late Manuel Alfama and Elvira Coelho. Raised and educated in Cape Verde, Maria first came to the United States in 1971. After that she had moved all of her family back from Cape Verde to Brockton where she made her home.
Maria enjoyed sewing and used to make her own clothing. She loved her community in Brockton. She would take the bus every day to run her errands and get her coffee and donut. She will be missed by her loving family.
She is survived by her children, Joao Lobo, Deolinda Goncalves, Auxilia Lobo, Helena Domingues and Ecilda Desousa. She is also survived by her many step-children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Elisa Lobo and Jose Lobo.
Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., (Rt123) Brockton on Tuesday, October 10th at 8:00AM followed by a funeral mass in Christ the King Parish, 54 Lyman St., Brockton at 9:00AM. Interment will follow in the Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater. Calling hours in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home on Monday from 4:00PM-8:00PM.
Service: map to Christ the King