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Silva, Maria Angela (Simas) of Somerville, January 23, 2018 at age 86. Devoted wife of the late Manuel Goulart da Silva. Loving mother of Edward da Silva and his wife Susanne. Beloved sister of Manuel Simas Brasil, Joao Simas and the late Maria Simas de Oliveira.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and other loving relatives and friends. Funeral from the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge St., Cambridge on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:00 am. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave., in Cambridge at 9:00 am. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Angela’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Angela who Immigrated from Portugal to Somerville, MA, was a Print Circuit Designer for over 20 years with Hewlett Packard. Upon retirement she was able to do some traveling with family and friends, she loved gardening and sewing when she could, but her true enjoyment, more than anything, was spending time with her family.

 

 

 

 

 

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# Anthony and Lucy Bro 2018-01-24 21:56
Dear Eddie, we were all so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. She was such a lovely lady. Both my boys remember her from their birthday parties when they were small and the Christmas parties we used to have it my house. She was a kind loving and friendly person. We feel grateful that she was a part of our lives. You are in our prayers. I pray God will give you the strength to endure this loss
# Pimentel 2018-01-26 18:52
We send our deepest condolences to you Eddie and your family for the loss of your mother - she was a very sweet woman.

Tony & Helena Pimentel
# Deborah Smulian LCSW 2018-01-27 02:49
Dear Ed,
It was an honour to meet and spend time with Angela. Although it was only for a few weeks, she made a great impression upon me, as did you; also your remarkable family, who I met at her bedside. Angela always beamed when I mentioned your name, those of your cousins and Rita, her all but daughter. I'm sorry not to attend Angela's wake, due to a prior commitment. I do trust your many wonderful memories will serve to ease the pain of loss. Please know my thoughts are with you and yours at this difficult time. Sincerely, Deborah
# Gerry Patrick 2018-01-29 03:48
I send my sympathies to Angela's family. When I was an electrical design engineer for Hewlett-Packard (and then Agilent Technologies) Angela did a number of printed circuit layout jobs for me. She was a quiet, patient, and very conscientious designer. There were times I gave her parts placement and/or special ground-plane needs that required dense trace routing to make all the necessary connections; she just did it, and didn't give me a hard time the way a couple of the other designers sometimes did. I really appreciated her cooperative spirit, and sincerely hope she had enjoyable retirement years!
# Rosie Costa 2018-01-31 02:51
Dear Ed,

So sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Joaquim and Rosie Costa

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