Maria Piedade Machado passed away peacefully in Danbury, CT on September 8, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Maria was born on March 20, 1951 in Monteiros, Portugal to the late Adelia Magalhaes de Sousa and Jose Silva. Wife of Antonio Machado.
Maria was a loving woman with a warm heart. She loved to care for everyone in her life whether they were friends or family. She found great joy in cooking and baking for her loved ones. Maria loved to be outside and work in her garden, but above all else she loved her family especially her children and grandchildren. She was a vibrant spirit and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Maria is survived by her loving husband Antonio Machado, her beloved children Firmino Machado (Jennifer) and Cristina Machado Mancuso (Dan), her four sisters Fatima Pereira (Manuel), Maria Pereira (Mario), Lurdes Batista (Joáo) and Almerinda Pereira (Jorge), her brother Francisco Silva (Isabel), her grandchildren Camrie Mancuso, Aubrey Mancuso, Kyle Machado and Kayla Machado as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Monday September 13, 2021 at Danbury Memorial Funeral Home (117 South St. Danbury, CT 06810) from 10am – 11:30am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (149 Deer Hill Ave, Danbury, CT 06810) at 12pm with burial at St. Peter’s Cemetery (Lake Ave. Ext. Danbury).
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