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Maria Luisa DaCruz Pinto Braza, 82,

    Maria Luisa DaCruz Pinto Braza, 82, of Milford, passed away at home on August 14, 2019 after a brave and courageous battle.  She was the beloved wife of Jose F. Braza for over 50 years.  She was born in Donoes, Montalagre, Portugal, daughter of the late Jose Pinto and Herminia (Dacruz) Pinto and came to the United States in 1967.  She worked at Porter Shoe, Drapers, Data General and Waters Corporation before retiring in 2002.  She was a long time and devoted communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Milford.            

         In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children, Paul, husband of Susan (Resendes) Braza, of Milford,  Loriann Braza and her fiancé David Brutsch, of Milford, Gina Braza and her husband, Ali Alavi, of Boston, Lisa and her husband Frederico Carneiro, of Hopedale, and David Braza and his longtime partner, Kristin Small, of Upton; ten grandchildren, Matthew Pallaria, Andrew Pallaria, Thomas Pallaria, Melissa Braza, Brianna Braza, Justin Braza, Isabella Carneiro, Luke Carneiro, Sofia Carneiro and Julianna Carnerio; three brothers Bento Pinto of Mendon, Manuel Pinto of Milford, Antonio DaCruz -Pinto of Sao Paulo Brazil; one sister, Herminia Costa of Milford. 

     She was predeceased by one brother, Jose Da Cruz – Pinto, and three sisters, Ana Maria Rosa, Custodia Da Cruz – Pinto and Maria Das Neves Costa.            

     Maria was a woman of love, care, faith and integrity.  She was happiest when caring and cooking for her family and friends and any animal that crossed her path, attending church, tending to her garden, shopping and occasionally visiting the casino.  She had the biggest heart and supported many causes. She will be sadly missed by her husband, children, their spouses, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, family and friends.            

    The funeral will be held, Monday, August 19, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. from the Consigli- Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water Street, Milford, Massachusetts.  A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary of Assumption Church, Winter Street, Milford.  Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.             

    Calling hours are Sunday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.            

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Interior Renovation Fund of St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, 27 Pearl Street, Milford, Massachusetts 01757.

Guest Book

Dave sorry to hear about your mom passing our prays are with you and your family Gloria and Steven and the Lindell family
Gloria,Steven,the Linnell family

Our condolences to the entire family. May the memories you have of her give you comfort in the most difficult moments going forward. She will be welcomed into the kingdom of heaven with open arms by all the angels and continue to watch over you like she always did.
Joe & Maria DeMoura

The loss of any loved one is hard to cope with, but the loss of a Mother is the most difficult. May God comfort you all and keep your Mom’s soul. God Bless you Amen
Mark & Karen Wyspianski

So sorry for your loss May she Rest In Peace and be with all the angels
Miguel and Cidalia Silva

With our deepest sympathy to all the family. May memories comfort you and bring you peace.🙏🌹
Joe, Fatima & Victoria Carvalho

My sincerest and deepest condolences to you and your family Gina. Love, Cleon
Cleon Tagaris

So sorry for your loss. Our condolences to your family. Our prayers are with you
Tony, Gloria, & Cristina Castro

Our love and thoughts ate with you ❤
Lucy and Noah

We will miss her so much❤ May Jesus comfort you😘
Ana Luísa e Felipe

So sorry for your loss. She was a great woman, mother, grandmother, sister, and daughter... All our thoughts and prayers to all, family and friends. ♥️ Luann, Robert, Anthony, and Angela Tomaso...
Luann, Robert, Anthony, and Angela Tomaso

Queridos primos! Nossos sinceros sentimentos! Embora distantes fisicamente vocês estão no nosso coração e em nossas orações, Guardaremos conosco a alegria contagiante da nossa querida tia Luísa. Nosso pai está muito triste,.amava muito a irmã. Com amor, dos primos do Brasil.🙏❤
Cristina, Júlio, Ana Luísa e Felipe

Our deepest sympathy to all of you may god rest her in peace

Sorry Brianna and Melissa and family for your loss 🙏
Claire Pessini

I am so so sorry for your great loss! My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May all the beautiful memories of your wife/mother/grandmother bring you joy and give you comfort. Your cousin, Margarida and Family
Margarida Haar

Que as lembranças da tia Luísa vos tragam paz neste momento difícil. Que a profunda dor do luto se transforme em lindas memórias em breve. Estamos convosco, muita coragem! Beijinhos dos primos amigos ❤️
Elisabete e Carlos Pinto

Gina, we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Que Deus possa confortar o coracoes da sua familia. Love, your Mota Construction Family
Mota Construction Family

Gina, I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers and deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Christine Klaver

Queridos primos e família Sinceras condolências pela vossa perda São horas difíceis que todos temos que passar, mas as doces lembranças ficarão para sempre Um abraço para todos
Dina Gonçalves Fernandes

Gina, you and your family are in my heart, my mind and my prayers. My deepest condolences. May God give you peace.
Ayssa Ribeiro

Deepest sympathy!! 🙏🏼👼 Virginia Santoian & Bobby Callahan

She is an angel and will surely be missed.
Linda Antunes

My deepest sympathy to the Braza family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. She will surely
Linda Antunes

My Love and prayers are with you and your precious family God has got another angel in heaven and she will be surely missed rest in peace sweet one xo
Denise Pitzel

So sorry for your loss . our deepest sympathy and prayers.
Joe Mendes and Family..

My deepest sympathy to the Braza family.

With sympathy too the Braza family for your loss.

I'm so sorry for you loss, May God easy your mind and Heart in such difficult moment. You and your family will be in our prayers.
Alex Marshall.

Our deepest condolences for your loose of such a wonderful person may she rest in peace 💔🙏may the love of God be with all the family.
Mr Mrs. Paulo Vaz

Dear Gina and family- My deepest condolences to the entire Braza family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Joanna Bertolino

Deepest condolences sorry for loss wonderful woman indeed God gained another angel 😇 🙏🙏🙏 Acacio Goncalves and Elaine our hearts are with you all❤️❤️
Acacio Goncalves

Braza Family, So sorry for your loss, our deepest condolences, may all the beautiful memories of your mother and family lessen the sorrow at this difficult time.
Goncalves family

Sending my hugs love and prayers to you all.
Janet Zavota

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