In Memory of Maria DeCouto





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Maria DeCouto

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Chatham Kent Hospice on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, Maria do Carmo Carreiro DeCouto, age 85, Beloved wife of Norberto DeCouto. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores in 1935. Daughter of the late Maria Ernestina Furtado and Manuel Carreiro. Loving mother of Mary (Chuck) Ponte of Connecticut, Joe Couto and Arthur Couto of Chatham. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Ponte, Jeremy (Andrea) Ponte, and Sonia (Ian Waddick) Couto and great grandmother of Vanessa Ponte, Ethan, Gavin and Jackson Waddick, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers, Arthur and John Eugenio, Joe and Francisco Carreiro. Friends and relatives may visit at Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. S. Chatham (519-352-5120) on Sunday September 20, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday September 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM in Blessed Sacrament Church. Please sign up online for the visitation and the funeral mass at or by calling the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Donations to the Chatham Kent Hospice Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.