She was born Dec. 22, 1925.
Mrs. Avila is survived by four children, Manuel Avila of Galt and Steven Avila, Ernest Avila and Mary Lou Canale, all of Tracy; five siblings, Helen Texeira of Waterford, Daniel Silveira of Yuba City and Joseph Silveira, George Silveira and Yvonne Sawvel, all of Tracy; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Manuel Avila; parents, Maria Lourdes Silveira and Frank Silveira; and a grandson.
The Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. A vigil will precede the service, beginning at 9:30 a.m. that same day at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Visitation will be observed from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the mortuary. Burial will be in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road.
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