Alzira Silveira Posted: October 2, 2015

Alzira Silveira, 82, of Fairfield was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and longed to return to a place she could remember.

She lived a long and busy life, but in her final years was often confused and her many memories of busy times were largely forgotten by her.

So her wish was to enjoy a family gathering at the Cliff House Restaurant in San Francisco, a place she would often visit in her younger years.

She was surrounded by children and grandchildren for the meal.

"They had such a wonderful time together," said NorthBay Hospice's Volunteer coordinator, Veronica Wertz. "The looks on everyone's faces during the dinner told us the story of how loved she was, and how much this experience meant to everyone

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