Diocleciana dos Reis ,wife, mother, vovó, great-vovó, aunt, godmother and friend. Born on February 21, 1939 in Rosais, Island of Sao Jorge. Widow of Jose Custodio Almada married for 48 years. Immigrated to Angola in 1967 for ten years. In 1976 came to California for the second time created a life in Manteca. Maria worked for Intel Indy for 10 years. She was a member of the FESM Hall and St. Anthony’s Catholic Church of Manteca.
After battling cancer for 13 years, she entered into a peaceful and pain-free rest with her family by her side on May 7th at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
She is survived by her son Tony Almada of Manteca, and her daughter Olga Almada Hurtado of Stockton; grandchildren, Cameron and Marissa Almada, Jesse, Felipe and Gabriel Hurtado and great-granddaughter Emalina Hurtado; She also leaves behind Five sisters, Maria Valquiria Bem, Maria Durvalina Serpa, Maria Liduina Nazare, Ana Maria Tavares, Maria Vivalda Oliveira and two brother, Jose Antonio Reis and Milton Jose Reis; She was godmother to Clara Souza, Maria Jose Parsons, and Elizabeth Gray. She is survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death was her father and mother, Jose Dos Reis Maciel and Teresa Jose Bettencourt and dearly loved sister Maria Durmeliza Moreno.
Diocleciana dos Reis , esposa, mae, vovo, bisa-vovo, tia, madrinha e amiga. Naceu no dia 21 de Janeiro de 1939. Na fegresia do Rosais Ilha de Sao Jorge Acores. Casado com Jose Custodio Almada por 48 anos. Imigram para Angola no ano de 1967, la vivran por dez anos. Em 1976 chegaram a California dos Estados Unidos por Segunda vez estabelecram a sua vida na cidade de Manteca.
Depois de prolongado doenca de Caucor entrou em paz e sem mais sofrimento rodeado por sua familia. No dia 7 de Maio 2019 no hospital de Manteca.
Sobrevive, filho Tony Almada de Manteca e filha Olga Hurtado de Stockton. Nietos Cameron & Marissa Almada, Jesse, Felipe & Gabriel Hurtado, Bisneta Emalina Hurtado. Cinco irmãs Maria Valquiria Bem, Maria Durvalina Serpa, Maria Liduina Nazare, Ana Maria Tavares, Maria Vivalda Oliveira and Dois irmãos, Jose Antonio Reis and Milton Jose Reis; madrinha de Clara Souza, Maria Jose Parsons e Elizabeth Gray. Com muito primos, sobrinhos & sobrinhas.
Filha de Jose Dos Reis Maciel and Teresa Jose Bettencourt e irmã amada Maria Durmeliza Moreno
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