Ann Almeida of San Lorenzo, CA entered peacefully into rest at her Brentwood home on December 2, 2016. She was 86 years old.
Born in Oakland on March 7 1930 to Thomas and Margaret Savage, Ann was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. She took great pride in her family and her Life Mission Feeding the Hungry and serve God. Ann attended St. Bernard’s Oakland, Holy Names HS Oakland and San Lorenzo Adult School of which she earned her HS Diploma after more than 40 years out of school. Ann loved sewing, gardening, reading, baking and cooking, traveling and spoiling her grandchildren. She worked as an Office Manager for 23 years for Faria Bros. Hardware and Classic Graphics Body Shop. Her devotion to help people included affiliations with St. Vincent de Paul, St. Gerard’s and Legion of Mary.
Ann is survived by her children, Frank, Chris, Mark, Janice Lewis and Sandy Tortorelli; grandchildren, Christopher Almeida, Joshua Almeida, Jennifer Lewis, Stephanie Lewis, Mark Almeida, Katlyn Lewis, Gabrielle Almeida, Evan Tortorelli, Ryan Tortorelli and Mason Tortorelli; great-grandchildren, Courtney Almeida, Kylie Almeida and Olivia Almeida; sister, Katherine McDuff; brothers, Thomas and John Savage.
She was pre-deceased by her husband of 39 years, Frank Almeida (1987) and her daughter, Susan (1959).
Friends are invited for the visitation at 2:00pm – 8:00pm with a vigil at 7:00pm on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Grissom’s Chapel and Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo. Funeral Liturgy will begin at 12:00pm on Friday, December 9, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church 264 E. Lewelling Blvd. San Lorenzo. Burial will follow to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 26320 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA 94544.
Family request that donations be made to St. Vincent de Paul & Alameda Food Bank