Maia, Maria G., of Somerville, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 9, 2019, at the age of 81. Cherished aunt of Cristina, Mimi, Maria Lurdes, Fatima Zambella, Sandra Oliveira-Pappas, Jose Henrique, Christina Pacheco, Isabel Haggar, Melanie and her brother Eric Oliveira, Paul and his brother Mark Assuncao, Frank, Filipe, Andre and Juliana Melo. Adored sister Augusta Oliveira and the late Maria Jose Oliveira, and Joana P. Melo, Sister in law of the late Henrique Oliveira and Francisco C. Melo. Loving daughter of the late Silvina da Silva Murtes and Jose da Ponte Maia. Also survived by many friends and other loving family members.