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Graveside services was held Feb. 2 (Thursday) at 1 p.m. at Calvary Cemetery in Hanford for Ernest Souza Sr., 94, who died Jan. 25 in Clovis.

Mr. Souza was born in Corcoran Sept. 9, 1922. He served in the United States Army Air Corp during WWII. He was the former proprietor of a bar in Corcoran.
Survivors include his daughter, Marie Nave; son, Coit Souza; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Bledsoe Family People’s Funeral Chapel Feb. 2 (Thursday) from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Arrangements were made by the Bledsoe Family People’s Funeral Chapel.

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