Maria Julia Faustino passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at her home in Watsonville, surrounded by her family. She was 83 years old, born in Caldeira St. Cristo, St. Jorge, Azores to Antonio and Luisa Silva on January 9th, 1937.
Maria Julia immigrated to Watsonville, CA with her husband Manuel Faustino in 1968 where they raised their family. She was a devoted Catholic and a member of ISTW. She loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by 5 children, sons; Paul (Kristina) of San Jose, Antonio (Ramona) of Campbell and daughters; Maria De Fatima (Jose), Maria Jo of Napa and Maria Luisa of Watsonville. She also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, and 5 brothers. She was preceded in death by her husband Manuel and her son Carlos Faustino.
Mehl’s Colonial Chapel has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Visitation will be held on July 8, 2020 at 9:30 am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 721 Main Street in Watsonville.
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