Emilia M. Canhoto, Kearny, passed away at home on January 7, 2019. Visiting is Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in The Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. Mass 11 a.m. in Queen of Peace Church and burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Emilia was the wife the late Joaquim and mother of Joaquim, Jr. and the late Idilia Mauricio. Sister of Joaquim Prata Canhoto and the late Palmira Prata Ramos and Antonio Prata. She is also survived by her grandchildren Claudia Mauricio Gibney, Michael Mauricio, Nicole Canhoto and Monica A. Canhoto along with her great grandson Andrew C. Gibney. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Johns Soup Kitchen in Newark.