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Maria P. Silva, 83, of Newman passed away Thursday, Jan. 9 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.

Mrs. Silva was born in Flores, Azores and was a resident of Newman for 43 years. She worked at San Luis Care Center in Newman for 24 years.

Mrs. Silva is survived by a son, Joe Silva Jr. of Newman; three brothers, Afonso Pontes, Laurio Pontes and Jeremins Pontes; two sisters, Eugenia Pontes and Teresa Pontes; a grandson, Sergio Silva; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Medeiros Silva.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church, Newman, followed by a rosary.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Hills Ferry Cemetery, Newman.

Hillview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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