Fer­reira, Al­d­ina daGlo­ria Var­gas

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Al­d­ina daGlo­ria Var­gas Fer­reira lost her bat­tle with pan­cre­atic can­cer on 11/3/2018. She passed peace­fully sur­round by her lov­ing fam­ily. Al­d­ina was born in Pe­dro Miguel, Fa­ial, Azores on 11/16/1942. She im­mi­grated with her par­ents and brother (Joseph Cor­reia) to Lin­coln, Ca in 1959 where she at­tended Lin­coln High school and then Sierra Ju­nior Col­lege. In 1964 she mar­ried Roque Fer­reira Jr. and moved to Sacra­mento where she resided un­til her death. She re­tired f romSut­ter Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal af­ter 47 years of ded­i­cated ser­vice. She was know as “Dina” by her co­work­ers who adored her. Al­d­ina is pre­ceded in death by her par­ents Rosa and Fran­cisco Cor­reia and her son Roger. She is sur­vived by her hus­band Roque, son Paulo Fer­reira(Lisa) and daugh­ter Rose­mary Matos (Nel­son), as well has her four beloved grand­chil­dren Adam, Ryan, Is­abella and Max. Al­d­ina took great pride in her fam­ily, work, friends and Por­tuguese com­mu­nity. Any­one that knew her will at­test to her self­less gen­eros­ity as well as her un­bounded en­ergy and vigor for life. She found com­fort in gar­den­ing right up to her last day on earth. She was a lover of all an­i­mals big and small. “Our fam­ily chain is bro­ken and noth­ing seems the same; but as God calls us one by one the chain will link again”. Ser­vices will be held at St. El­iz­a­beth Catholic Church on 11/10/2018 at 1:00 pm. In­tern­ment will fol­low at St. Mary’s Catholic Ceme­tery.

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