Virginia Beach, Va — Anna R. Almeida, 89, of Virginia Beach Va. passed away on May 17, 2012. She was born to Ralph and Jenny (Dagley) Selig on Feb. 19, 1923. Anna attended Gloucester schools and worked at Gorton’s of Gloucester until retiring. Anna was the matriarch of a large loving family, all of whom will miss her very much.
She is survived by her children, Patricia wife of Douglas Salah, David husband of Susan (Perrine) Almeida, Jennifer wife of Alan Davis, Jacquelyn wife of John LeVie, and son in law Bob Pawelski. She also left behind 15 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild and a sister in law Geraldine (Evans) Selig and many nieces and nephews and a loving friend Caye Stawinski of Virginia Beach Va. Anna enjoyed crocheting for her family and was an excellent cook and also was an avid Red Sox fan. Mrs. Almeida was predeceased by her husband Manuel M. Almeida and loving daughter Carol J.(Almeida) Pawelski, a sister (Muna Quimby), Anna’s twin sister Barbara (Elwell),brothers Leland Jr.,Franklin, William, Gerald, Melvin, and Charles, sister in law Agnes (Lattof), Charles Quimby, sister in law Gladys (Almeida) Cormier and husband Edward, sister in law Grace (Brancleone), and brother in law Warren Elwell .
ARRANGEMENTS: A private service will be held at a later date.