Maria S. Araujo, 85, a homemaker, of 24 Branch Avenue, Attleboro, died Monday, April 18, 2005 in Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro. She was the wife of the late Manuel Oliveira Castro.
Born in Candelaria, St. Michael, Azores, on October 29, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Tereas (Pereira) De Araujo. Maria came to the United States on November 12, 1979 and has been an Attleboro resident since. A homemaker, she also enjoyed sewing and was a communicant of Holy Ghost Church.
She is survived by her children, Manuel Oliveira of Attleboro, Connie Viveiros of Attleboro, Joao Oliveira of Attleboro, and Fernando Oliveira of Pawtucket, and her siblings, Manuel Araujo, Ludvina Araujo, and Mariano Araujo all of Canada, fifteen grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.
She was the mother of the late Jose Oliveira and sister of the late Jose Araujo and Joao Araujo.
A funeral will be conducted on Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 9 AM from the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck Street, Attleboro. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Holy Ghost Church, 71 Linden Street, Attleboro. Burial will follow in Saint Johnís Cemetery, West Street, Attleboro.