PACHECO, Esmeria – Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Carlos Medeiros. Dear mother of Natalia (Dennis) Leite, Sarnia, Dionisio (Delia) Medeiros, London, Joe Medeiros, Massachusetts, Dora Medeiros, Sarnia and Fatima (Mario) Lima, Sarnia. Loving grandmother of Sonia (Mike) Pruliere, Carlos (Diane) Leite, Denisia (Bill) Miller, Linda Medeiros, Kevin Medeiros, Anita Furtado, Steve Furtado, Scott Furtado, Carla Lima, Stephanie Lima and Marty Lima. Great-grandmother of 5. Dear sister of Leopoldo Furtado, Massachusetts. Predeceased by parents Decio & Maria Furtado, 2 brothers and 2 sisters in Portugal and Brazil.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE LTD., 431. N. Christina St., Sarnia on Thursday from 7-9 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Jim Higgins at Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 9 a.m.  Entombment Our Lady of Mercy Mausoleum.  As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 714 Lite St., Point Edward, N7V 1A6.  Messages of condolence and memories may be left at


A tree will be planted in memory of Esmeria Pacheco in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 16th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area

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