First United Methodist Church
134 N Kenwood St
Glendale, CA 91206
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Maria Das Dores Estima Costa Samples

1934 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Maria Das Dores Estima Costa Samples Obituary
March 12, 1934 - April 7, 2017 Maria das Dores Estima Costa Samples passed away on April 7, 2017 in Glendale, California, at age 83, surrounded by family. Maria was born on March 12, 1934 in Princesa, Brazil. She came to the United States in 1959. Maria married Dana Samples on December 23, 1961. In 1970, the family moved to Glendale, and Maria began working as a preschool teacher at Cerritos Child Development Center. She retired in 1989. Maria was preceded in death by her husband Dana, and is survived by her children, Robert (Sondra) Samples, Julie, and Paul, as well as her two grandsons, Kevin and Kyle. She also leaves behind numerous relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held on May 4, 2017, 3:00 P.M at Glendale First United Methodist Church, Carlson Fellowship Hall, 134 N. Kenwood St., Glendale, CA 91206. Guests are asked to wear bright colors.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 26 to Apr. 27, 2017
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