Maria F. Diaz

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Maria F. Diaz, 88, of New Milford, Harford Twp., died Monday at St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home in Elmhurst. Her husband, Manuel Diaz Sr., died in 2006.

Born in Porto Moniz, Madiera Island, Portugal, daughter of the late Manuel F. and Maria Pontes Camara Fernandes, she was a member of St. Patrick's Church in Nicholson and had operated the family dairy farm with her late husband.

Surviving are four daughters, Catherine Foltz and husband, Garry, New Milford; Cecelia Zammita, Largo, Fla.; Josephine Diaz, Dunmore; and Gloria Conway and husband, Vince, Kingsley; five sons, Maurice, Manuel Jr. and Anthony, all of New Milford; Benedict, Nicholson; and John, Kingsley; two sisters, Olinda Camara, Port Washington, N.Y.; and Solange Fernandes, Clarks Summit; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Maria A. Diaz.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Patrick's Church, celebrated by the Rev. Thomas Petro. Interment will take place in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Nicholson.

Visitation will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph's Center in Dunmore. Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson. For online condolences, visit www.lit
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Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 12, 2013
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