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Candida T. Da Fonseca

October 3, 1931 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 86)

Candida Teresa Da Fonseca passed away on Friday, March 2, 2018 in Red Bank.She was born on October 3, 1931 in Caracas Venezuela.

After marrying her husband Jose in 1957, they immigrated to the USA where they resided in the Ironbound section of Newark for 25 years before moving to Ocean County. Both were loving parents to their daughter Rosa M. Roque. Candida eventually moved to Holmdel where she resided with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. She enjoyed all the beauty life offered especially family, friends and nature.

Candida is predeceased by her beloved husband Jose Da Fonseca. She is survived by her loving daughter Rosa, her loving son-in- law Jose Carlos and her adoring grandchildren Joseph and Christina.  Also, by several nieces, a nephew and many cousins.

The family will receive relatives and friends for visitation on Monday, March 5, 2018 from 3 to 7 PM at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave, Red Bank, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Red Bank on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10 AM, with a burial to follow at Mt. Olivet in Middletown. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Candida’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Attn: Memorials Processing,501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 and or St. Anthony Padua Church, Attn: Food Pantry, 

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