Maria de Fatima Batista Bernardo

August 11, 1952July 6, 2019

Maria de Fatima Batista Bernardo, age 66, of Livingston, California passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019. She was born August 11, 1952 in Santo Antão, Topo, São Jorge, Açores to Maria da Conceição Batista and José Silveira Batista.

Maria is survived by; son Berto Bernardo of São Jorge; son José Bernardo of Livingston; son Dario Bernardo of São Jorge; daughter Sonia Azevedo (Victor) of São Jorge; daughter Vania Bernardo (Helena Fontes) of Hilmar; sisters Antonieta Batista of Turlock, Lucia Silveira of São Jorge, and Izilda Batista of São Jorge; brother Manuel Batista of Faial; brothers Francisco Batista of Faial, Fernando Batista of Faial, and Gabriel Batista of São Jorge. Mrs. Batista Bernardo also leaves behind eleven grandchildren to honor her memory.

She is preceded in death by her husband, José Henrique Bernardo and her two sons, Andre Luis Bernardo and João Paul Bernardo.

Maria was a dedicated parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock, California.

A visitation for Maria de Fatima Batista Bernardo will be held from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service: 286 W. Main Street, Turlock, California. A recitation of the rosary followed by a funeral mass will occur at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church: 1200 Lyons Avenue, Turlock, California. She will be laid to rest after the services at N. Hilmar Cemetery District: 8710 N. Tegner Road, Hilmar, California.

Services for Maria de Fatima Batista Bernardo are in the care of Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service (FD504) in Turlock, California.


  • Berto Bernardo, Son
  • José Bernardo, Son
  • Dario Bernardo, Son
  • Sonia Azevedo (Victor), Daughter
  • Vania Bernardo (Helena Fontes), Daughter
  • Antonieta Batista, Sister
  • Lucia Silveira, Sister
  • Izilda Batista, Sister
  • Manuel Batista, Brother
  • Francisco Batista, Brother
  • Fernando Batista, Brother
  • Gabriel Batista, Brother
  • Mrs. Batista Bernardo also leaves behind eleven grandchildren to honor her memory.

  • Francisco Quadros
  • Rogerio Martins
  • João Silva
  • Estevão Silva
  • João Azevedo
  • Gilberto Bento


15 July


2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service

286 W. Main Street
Turlock, California 95380

16 July

Recitation of the Rosary Followed by a Funeral Mass

10:00 am

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

1200 Lyons Avenue
Turlock, California 95380

16 July

Graveside Service

12:00 pm

N. Hilmar Cemetery District

8710 N. Tegner Road
Hilmar, California 95324

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