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Obituary: Maria T. (Machado) Candido, 77

Jan 21, 2019 05:35AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Maria T. (Machado) Candido

LOWELL, MA - Maria T. (Machado) Candido, 77, died peacefully, Saturday, January 19th, at Lowell General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Pedro A. Candido.

 Maria was born in Graciosa Azores, Portugal on October 6th, 1941, a daughter of the late Maria (Cadoso) and Francisco Machado.

 In her free time, Maria loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was also a dedicated member of St. Anthony's Church in Lowell.

 Maria is survived and will be deeply missed by her children, Frank and his wife Elizabeth Candido of Pelham, NH, and Susana and her husband Leo Silva of Lowell; sister, Maria Cardoso of Lowell; 4 grandchildren, Alexandra, Tatiana, Pedro, and Liana; and many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on TUESDAY, January 22nd from 4 - 8 p.m. at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Ave., Dracut, MA with funeral prayers to be said at 5 p.m. in the funeral home. Her Funeral Mass and burial will take place in Graciosa, Azores, Portugal. Her family would like to thank the staff at Northwood Nursing Home in Lowell for all their care. To leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit www.dracutfuneralhome.com, or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home."
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