Obituary: Maria Mendes Rosa Correia, 91, of Trumbull

Maria Mendes Rosa Correia, age 91, of Trumbull, passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Bridgeport Healthcare surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel R. Correia.

Born in Cervos-Montalegre, Portugal on November 11, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Antonio Mendes Rosa and Delfina Rosa Rua.

A loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she was an avid reader but found great enjoyment gardening, cooking, crocheting and knitting.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving children, Antonio M. Correia and his wife Iva Mendes of Bridgeport and Ana Maria Martins and her husband Antonio of Trumbull, four grandchildren, Ricardo Martins and his wife Chelsea, Marco Martins and his wife Annalisa, Luis Martins and Patricia Correia, a great granddaughter, Allison Martins and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Antonia, Constanca, Ana, Jose, Adelaide, Joaquim.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull and at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Bridgeport for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be held in Portugal at a later date. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday afternoon from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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