Neuza Maria Miranda Campos, 62, of Bellingham died Monday April 3, 2023 at Timothy Daniels House in Holliston after a long battle against Alzheimer’s. She passed peacefully surrounded by the ones she loved the most. She was the wife of Joao Batista Pereira for the past 34 years.
She was born on January 13th 1961, raised and educated in Água Boa, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The daughter of the late Jose Miranda and Minora Campos Damasceno. Neuza owned and operated a daycare center for many years. She enjoyed dancing, music, a clean house and taking walks outdoors. She was a devout Christian. She was outgoing, funny and the life of the party. More than anything, she adored her two grandchildren.
Besides her husband Joao, she leaves three daughters, Stephanie Valadao and her husband Eduardo Valadao of Parkland, Florida, Jennifer Pereira and her fiance Michael Aronian of Shrewsbury and Rayanne Pereira of Bellingham; four brothers Jose Claudio, Jose Flavio, Jose Miranda, Jose Octavio all of Brazil; four sisters, Maria Das Graca, Maria De Fatima, Maria Do Amparo and Tania Maria all of Brazil; many nephews, nieces and cousins; two grandchildren, Alyssa and Aylla Valadao both of Parkland, Florida.
Calling hours will be held Thursday April 6 from 7-9 PM in the Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough. Burial will be private. All are invited to sign Neuza’s online guestbook at collinsfuneral.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough.