In New Haven, entered into eternal rest, Feb. 11, 2004, Victoria Almeida Cardoza, 93, of 56 Homestead Ave., Hamden. Wife of the late Walter Cardoza. Born April 12, 1910, in Brava, Cape Verde, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rita Nunes Mendez Almeida. Mrs. Cardoza migrated to the USA in 1920 and resided in Ansonia, before moving to Hamden. In her earlier years she had been employed by the Farrell Foundry. Victoria was a member of St. John The Baptist Church in New Haven. She leaves, to cherish her memory, sons; Alfred J. Lobo and his wife, Rosalind of Hamden, George DeMatteis of Oakland, CA, Clayton Bruce Cardoza of Hamden, daughters; Rose Marie Lobo Hickson and her husband, Lawrence of Jacksonville, FL, Frances Barros and her husband, Carlos of New Haven and Josephine Pina and her husband, Albert, of New Haven, Margaret Dupree of Minnesota and a sister, Domitilia Almeida of S. Vincent, Cape Verde. Victoria is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren and several godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a dear friend, Maria Borges. She was predeceased by a son, Domingos (Dickey) S. Lobo, a brother, James Mendez and a granddaughter, Victoria (Cheecha) Santos. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN, Tuesday, Feb. 17th at 8:30 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. John The Baptist Church at 9:00 A.M. Friends may call Monday from 5 - 8 P.M. Interment will be in Mt. St. Peter's Cemetery, Derby.

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  1. BRO LOBO, MAY GOD BLESS AND KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY STRONG, IF I CAN BE OF ANY ASSISTANCE PLEASE CALL

  2. Dear Al, Roz and Family, Time is precious and a great healer. The day will come that memories will be sweet and the pain not so great. God will see you through this difficult time.

  3. May your memory of your love one always be golden. The Reid family share with you in your bereavement.

  4. My deepest sympathy to the family. She is now at rest and free from all the trials and tribulations of life.

  5. Our Sincere and Deepest Sympathy to the family at this difficult time. Keeping you in thought and prayer.

  6. The Sallard family is grieving with you. Our prayers are that you will be given the strength to accept the will of God and go on to treasure the fond moments He has allowed you to share.

  7. The Sigular Family share you grief on the loss of your mother. remember God picks the beautiful flowers to join him in his garden.

  8. To Cardoza and Lobo Family, It is never easy to say goodbye to someone we love. We pray that the Good Lord will continue to comfort you in this time of great loss. Blessings.

  9. To the family, please accept our sincere sympathy, on the passing of your Mother and Grandmother. Mr. & Mrs. William Harper Kevin & Louis Stanford

  10. We share in the sorrow of your lost. The Jarvis Family will keep you in our prayers during the time of your bereavement. Al Javis, MWGM, F.& A.M., CT

  11. To the family, please accept our sincere sympathy, on the passing of your Mother and Grandmother. Mr. & Mrs. William Harper Kevin & Louis Stanford

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