Maria Alice Barreiro, 80, of Springfield, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Monday, August 1, 2016 at Manor Care in Mountainside, NJ.
Maria was born on January 26, 1936 in Selim, Portugal. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Manuel Jose Barreiro and Mrs. Custodia Goncalves de Barros.
Maria was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima, Elizabeth, NJ. In her spare time, she took pride in her garden and loved spending time outside.
She was predeceased by her husband, Antonio Cerqueira de Araujo. She is survived by her children; daughter, Maria Alice Araujo Ribau and her husband, Albino Ribau, sons, Manuel Barreiro de Araujo and his wife, Maria de Conceicao de Araujo and Joao Carlos Araujo and his wife Anabela Jacinto Araujo. She was the beloved grandmother of Michael, Andre, Cathy, Alexandra, Dominick, Derrick and David. She was also survived by her siblings; Antonio, Joaquina, Jose, Joao, Anibal, and Laura. She was predeceased by her brother, Agustinho.
A visitation will be held on Friday, August 5, 2016 from to 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. A prayer service will be 7:00 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home. An interment will be held in Couto, Portugal. In her memory, donations can be directed to the American Cancer Society, 7 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite 103, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927.