READING — Lillian A. Teixeira, 83, of Wakefield died on Sunday, Feb. 1, at the Wingate of Reading.

Born in Wakefield on Jan. 17, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Lillian (LeBlanc) Blatz.

Mrs. Teixeira was a lifelong Wakefield resident and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1949.

She is survived by her husband William A. Teixeira, and her two sons William A. Teixeira Jr. and David A. Teixeira, both of Wakefield. Mrs. Teixeira is also survived by her five grandchildren: William A. III, Meaghan, Daniel, Michelle and Derek. She was predeceased by her two brothers, Martin Blatz and Willard Blatz.

Her funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield at 10 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Interment, Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield.