Urania Moniz, 94, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center in Lawrenced, surrounded by her loving family. Urania was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Jose Moniz. She is survived by her 2 loving sons, Jose Moniz and his wife Olga, of Derry, NH and Betinho Moniz and his wife Carolyn of Salem, NH. Urania also enjoyed her life with her 5 granddaughters, Grace, Jennifer, Shantall, Vania and Giana, and her 2 great granddaughters, Kelsey and Vanessa. She was predeceased by her parents, 5 sisters and 5 brothers.
Urania came to this country in 1972 from her beloved island of Faial, Azores in Portugal and worked for many years at Cardinal Shoe Factory in Lawrence. In her spare time, and after retirement, Urania enjoyed reading, praying, crocheting, coloring and spending time with her family. She loved to take cruises and enjoyed time together by the pool in the summers. Urania loved to have a drink and laugh with the people that she loved the most.
Urania was truly loved and will be greatly missed.
The family would like to thank the staff of Mary Immaculate Nursing Home and Beacon Hospice for the loving and attentive care that Urania received for the past 3 years. She held a special place in her heart for each of you.
Friends are welcome at her wake on Tuesday, June 18th from 4-8 PM at Farrah Funeral Home, with a funeral service following at 10 AM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Corpus Christi Parish in Lawrence. Burial will follow at St. Mary - Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence.