Maria Conceicao Silveira of Newman passed away Thursday, April 9, at the San Luis Care Center, Newman.

She was 90.

Mrs. Silveira was born in Faial, the Azores. She was a resident of Newman for 55 years.

She was an elementary teacher for 15 years.

Mrs. Silveira enjoyed playing games on the computer.

She was a parishioner at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church in Newman and the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles in Gustine.

Mrs. Silveira is survived by her husband, Jose Silveira of Newman; three sons, Joe Silveira of Stevinson and Everett Silveira and Tony Silveira, both of Newman; a daughter, Phyllis Sterling of Newman; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Due to current restrictions, services are private.

Remembrances may be directed to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Hillview Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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