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Mary R. Souza
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A Mass will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hughson for Mary R. Souza, 88, of Hughson. She died Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Burial will be at Lakewood Funeral Home under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home.

Born May 11, 1915, Mrs. Souza was a native of Arcata and lived in Hughson for more than 50 years. She was a cannery worker at Stanislaus Food Products for seven years. Mrs. Souza was a longtime member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church. She belonged to the church's Altar Society, UPPEC 56, Teamsters union Local 748 and the Hughson Senior Citizens.

She leaves behind three children, John Souza of Hughson, Robert Souza of Ceres and Angie Brawley of Copperopolis; her brother, John Tosta of Hilmar; her sister, Dolores Damas of Hughson; and nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Souza, and three brothers.