Maria Conceicao Vieira Ormonde, age 90, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her children on January 2, 2021 due to congestive heart failure. She was born February 16, 1930 in the village of Lajes, on Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal.

She married Manuel Alves Ormonde February 10th, 1949, who preceded her in death in 2010. Maria immigrated to the United States in 1968 with her husband and three children.

Maria loved being with her family.

She always looked forward to family gatherings and being surrounded by her grand and great grandchildren. Maria loved to crochet and knit.

Maria is survived by her sister Idalina Pamplona; her three children and their spouses: Manuela Rocha, Maria and Fernando Pereira, and Frank and Cecilia Ormonde; eight grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren.

Rosary Services will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm to view a live stream of the Rosary please visit and click on the Live Stream Tab.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 11:00 am to view a live stream of the Mass please visit the Facebook page of St Joseph Catholic Church.

Public Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 12:00 noon at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Crescent City, CA.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.

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