Mary Teixeira (Santos)
Mary Helena (Santos) Teixeira
Of Weston formerly of Southington, CT, passed away early Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018 at the Wingate at Weston Nursing Home. She was 86.
Born and raised in Pittsfield to the late Manuel and Cecilia (Mendes) Santos, she moved to Southington, CT after marrying the love of her life of 50 years Nelson Teixeira. She and Nelson were residents of Southington until moving to Weston several months ago.
She worked for General Electric and Cigna as an office worker for many years.
In her spare time, Mary enjoyed craftwork such as needlepoint and cross stitch , she also enjoyed solving crossword puzzles. Most of all she was a good mother and involved herself in whatever her son was doing, whether it be a Cub Scout den mother, or volunteering with Little League, soccer or band. To Mary family was the most important aspect of her life.
Besides her husband she is survived by her loving son Stephen Teixeira and his wife Rachel (Theran) of Auburndale, her cherished grandson Alexander, and her sister Alice Avery and her husband Terrance of Michigan. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services from the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons, 773 Moody St., WALTHAM, Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Mary's life at Sacred Heart Church, 311 River St., Waltham at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Linwood Cemetery in Weston. Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 2-6 p.m. Parking attendants will be on duty.