Maria daConceicao, “Connie” (Melo) Beirola, 79, of Silver Creek, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on February 8, 2019 at Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of the late Angelo Beirola. Born in Furnas, St. Michael, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Joao Melo Laurenco and Maria Eugenia Melo. She was the sister of Gilbert F. Melo and his wife Laurinda of Mamaroneck NY, and the late Jose F. Melo and sister in law to Maria J. Melo who was a devoted caregiver to Connie. She was the devoted aunt of Jane Medeiros and Steven Melo and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Beirola was educated in Portugal and employed by I. Shalom. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabela and the Portuguese Prayer Group. Connie loved baking and knitting. She loved to laugh and spend time with her family. Her funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 12th 8 AM from the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 9 AM at St. Elizabeth Church 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
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