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Age 78 of Wilmington, DE, passed away on March 22, 2013.
Maria was born in Brazil on September 23, 1934, daughter of the late Joao Monteiro Gomez De Oliveira and Ana Viana Monteiro. She possessed many talents, having professionally performed as a singer and actress, proudly enjoying membership with the Screen Actors Guild. She was also a skilled seamstress, stylist, and cosmetologist. Above all things, Maria was an endlessly loving mother and homemaker. She cherished her loved ones and devoted herself to them unconditionally.
In addition to her parents, Maria was predeceased by her husband, Jack Horsey; and siblings, Arthur, Antonio, Claudio, and Lenita. She is survived by her children, Ricardo Bezerra and his wife Gayle, Julio Bezerra, and Monica Weber and her husband Don; grandchildren, Jodi Mapp, Johathan Bezerra, Jared Bezerra, Jessica Weber, and Emily Weber; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Haley, Rylan, and Nolan Mapp; and many brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews in Brazil.
A Memorial Service will be held at the CHARLES P. ARCARO FUNERAL HOME, 2309 Lancaster Ave. in Wilmington, on Friday morning, March 29 at 11:45am. Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery (www.silverbrookcemetery.com). Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning, prior to service, from 11-11:45am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 5239 W. Woodmill Dr., Wilmington, DE 19808.
Charles P. Arcaro Funeral Home
2309 Lancaster Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2013