|

Maria Costa, 89

Hudson – Maria de Lourdes Lourenco Costa was born July 29, 1922 in Guarda, Portugal. She came to the U.S.A. in April 1946 and resided in Hudson most of her life.

She had worked as an electronic assembly worker until retirement. She and her husband, Antonio, moved to Danville, Calif. just three years ago.

Ultimately, Maria suffered complications due to congestive heart failure and entered eternal life May 28, 2012, at the age of 89, just two months before her 90th birthday.

There was a graveside service presided by her nephew and godchild, The Very Reverend Joseph Rodrigues, SDS, at St. Michael's Cemetery in Livermore, Calif.

Maria's mother and father were Marcelino and Emilia Lourenco. Her brothers and sisters are Manuel, Clara, Jose, and Maria dos Anjos. She had been married to her beloved husband, Antonio Costa, who died just 6 months before her, for 65 years. She is survived by her beloved son, Paul, and daughter-in-law Sue, and step-granddaughter Alyson. She also has a granddaughter, Shannon, and a great-granddaughter, Abigail.

Maria's greatest source of enjoyment was simply being with family. With a ready smile, she enjoyed good food, good conversation, and good joke telling followed by her infectious laughter. She was a simple, loving, and strong-willed woman who loved life. Even when the chips were down she would always say, “We have to keep going!” Keep on going, Maria… to your heavenly home!

Donations may be sent to Hope Hospice Care, 6377 Clark Ave. #100, Dublin, CA 94568 (925-829-8770 or www.hopehospice.com in her memory).

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=23704

Posted by on Jun 25 2012. Filed under Obituaries. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Please complete this math problem before clicking Submit * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Recently Commented

  • pramod: i think Yoga isn’t abt what positions your neighbor can do that you can’t do, or about whatever horrific...
  • Sebastian Klassman: This is a great cause, there are many pets that need to be rescued or need medical attention as...
  • Carol: Such a lovely piece. Just a note that I will be posting it on our class page this week as we prepare for our...
  • Former Resident: In the court case held to decide if Marlborough was allowed to build a senior center on public park...
  • Jennifer Michaels: I agree with what Maria said.