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Obituary for Ana Alves (Teixeira) Calvao
Ana Alves (Teixeira) Calvao, 95, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2020. Born in Rebordondo, Chaves, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Antonio Miranda and Maria Alves. She then resided in Brazil before immigrating to Ludlow in 1971 where she was a faithful communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church. Ana worked for many years at Dielectrics in Chicopee from where she retired, and in her spare time, Ana loved sewing, flower gardening and spending time with her family. Ana was the beloved wife of the late Jose Calvao who predeceased her on July 24, 1987; a loving sister to Maria Oliveira, Delfina Morais, Adelaide Goncalves, Luisa Casares, and the late Joaquim, Manuel, Joao, and Avelino Miranda; a cherished aunt and great-aunt to several nieces and nephews in Brazil, Portugal, and the US; and also leaves many loving extended family members and dear friends. Visiting hours for Ana will be held on Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:45-10:15 in Ludlow Funeral Home. Funeral Liturgy will be held privately by her family in Our Lady of Fatima Church with burial in St. Aloysius Cemetery.