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Edward J. Machado

January 21, 1929 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 90)

Edward J. Machado passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on March 3, 2019. He was 90.

Mr. Machado was born to Edward S. Machado and Mary Neves in Ripon, California on January 21, 1929. He lived in Manteca and Santa Cruz before settling in Aromas. He was a high school graduate and attended Hartnell College.   Mr. Machado was a proud veteran who served in the United States Army. Before retiring he worked at the United States Post Office for 26 years. He loved to travel, watch sports, gardening, and go bowling. He also liked to do woodworking projects at home as a hobby.

 Edward J. Machado is survived by his wife of 51 years, Fenesia Mae Lane Machado; daughter, Leslie Mikan; step-son, Doug Braga (Sandra); step-daughter, Deana Howland; 8 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and his pet cat “Baby.”  He is preceded in death by his mother Mary Neves Machado; aunt, Lucille Cardoza; two sisters, Mary Jane Boles and Virginia Harvey.

 A Memorial Service was held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Santa Cruz on March 11, 2019, Monday at 10am with burial to follow. Mehls Colonial Chapel was entrusted with the funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity.

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