Obituary: Maria de Lourdes Fernandes de Sousa Lamas

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Maria de Lourdes Fernandes de Sousa Lamas

NAUGATUCK — Maria de Lourdes Fernandes de Sousa Lamas, 97, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.

Ms. Lamas was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Soutelinho, Portugal, the daughter of the later Antonio and Ana (Fernandes) de Sousa.

Ms. Lamas is survived by her sons, Tony Lamas and Wilson Lamas, both of Naugatuck; her sisters, Esmeralda Gomes, Salette Sousa, and the late Domingos Sousa, Maria Relvas, Laurentino Moreno, Antonio Sousa; her grandchildren, Angela Lamas and Kendra Lamas; her great-grandchildren, Breanna Delgrosso and Angelina Gregory.

Maria was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had a heart of gold accompanied by a beautiful soul. She was inspiring, kind and strong willed. She will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family and there are no calling hours. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck is assisting with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury, CT 06706.

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