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Wilhelmina "Willie" Dionisio Obituary
Wilhelmina "Willie" Dionisio
Resident of Santa Clara
Wilhelmina "Willie" Dionisio of Santa Clara passed away peacefully on April 21, 2013, surrounded by loving family in San Francisco. Born in Fall River, MA on Ascension Day, May 17th, 1928. Daughter of late Lawrence and Guilhermina Moniz, older sister of late Marjorie Ann Sousa. Married to late John Rodrigues Dionisio. Partner to late Fernando Azevedo. Survived by children Marjorie, Lawrence, John and beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. Had successful career as 1st woman in management at Burke Industries. Served community as Crossing Guard for the SC Police. Proud volunteer at Portuguese Organization for Social Services and Opportunities (POSSO) providing translation and transportation for families and delivering food to low-income seniors. Willie's son John provided care for her the last 6 years of her life. Her laughter and sense of humor will be remembered, deeply missed. All are invited to attend Services Monday, April 29, 2013 at 1:00pm in St. Clare's Chapel at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, 490 Lincoln St. Interment to follow. Condolences can be sent to


Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 26, 2013
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