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Jose Machado

November 29, 1934 ~ February 20, 2021 (age 86)


Click the link below to view the live feed for the rosary/vigil service on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 6:00 pm


Surrounded by his loving family Jose R. Machado, 86, entered into rest on February 20, 2021. He was born in Terceira, Azores, Portugal on November 29, 1934. He is preceded in death by his parents Vicente and Rosa Machado, siblings Manuel Machado, Vicente Machado, Francisco Machado, Maria Rocha, Indalina Couto all of the Azores and Rosa Cabral of Turlock.

Mr. Machado is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years Maria Celeste Machado, children, Luisa Silva (Roberto) and Frank Machado (Rose). Jose was blessed with four grandchildren, Roger Silva, Crystal Goodwin, Vincent Machado and Olivia Machado and four great-grandchildren. In addition Jose is survived by one sister Marta Correia of Terceira and sister-in law Odete Lima of Terceira, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Dennis and Romualda Linhares of Ripon.

Jose was a resident of Manteca and Tracy for the past 50 years. He retired after 50 years in maintenance working for both Laura Scudder and Savemart. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Jose was a devoted family man who was always protective and fun loving. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his wife and family. Jose will be remembered for traditional ethics, his giving spirit and his gracious heart. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Machado family. Due to Covid-19 seating will be limited. A rosary vigil will be live streamed on Wednesday March 3, 2021 at 6pm. Family and friends can visit P.L. Fry and son’s website to stream the service:  (click tributes, then click the link under Jose Machado’s tribute page.) Jose will be laid to rest at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.

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St. John's Catholic Cemetery
17871 S. Carrolton Road
Escalon, CA 95320

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