Dr. Maria A. Moniz, 52, formerly of Bristol

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Dr. Maria A. Moniz, 52, of North Hollywood, Calif. and former Bristol resident passed away on February 17, 2013. Maria was the daughter of the late Manuel and Marlene Moniz of Bristol. She is survived by her life partner, Frances Teasley; brothers, Manuel and Michael Moniz; sister, Margaret Aldridge (Moniz); niece, Paige Cory (Moniz); and nephew, Shawn Moniz.

She was a graduate of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in Whittier, Calif., class of 1998. A gathering of her remembrance for family and friends will be held at The Cup Defenders Hall, 230 Wood St., Bristol on Tuesday, March 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Maria A. Moniz

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john-pirritano-98

Maria was my dearest friend from the LA College of Chiropractic. After not being able to reach her, I decided to search on-line. I was hoping an obituary wasn't going to be found.

Maria was one of the most kind-hearted people I know and the finest of chiropractors. It saddens me to see an illness which I prayed would be successfully resolved end in the loss of her life. She will forever be missed and hold a special place in the lives of all that have had the pleasure and joy of knowing her.

We'll miss you Maria,

John Pirritano, DC

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