Antonio "Tony" H. Sousa
March 21, 1953-February 2020
Tony Henrique Sousa passed away at home on February 3, 2020 at the age of 66J He was born on March 21, 1953 in Terceira, Azores to Severiano & Rita Sousa. He came to America in 1961 at the age of 6 with his mother and only brother Silvester to join his father who had been in America since 1959. He graduated from Modesto High School in 1972. He worked at E&J Gallo Winery in Modesto for many years and eventually retired in 2009.
He enjoyed playing golf, going to Tahoe, going to Crab Cioppino dinners, playing poker and whist. He also was a fan of the Oakland Raiders, and Oakland
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, and his nephew Clarence Sousa. He is survived by his sister Rosemary (Paul) Klaproth, sister in law Vicki Sousa, nephews Brian (Niki), Darin, Paul Jr. & niece Rita. Grand Nephew & Niece Dylan & Madison, Great Niece Adalyn, one aunt and many, many cousins.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 18 at Franklin & Downs McHenry Chapel in Modesto from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral service including a rosary will be Wednesday, February 19 at 12 noon at Franklin & Downs McHenry Chapel followed by interment at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery 3200 N. Dakota Ave., Modesto, ca, 95358.
In lieu of flowers remembrances in memory of Tony may be made to the Clarence Sousa Memorial Scholarship at Central Catholic High School, 200 S. Carpenter Rd. Ca. 95351 or your favorite charity.
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