PEREIRA, Constantino born on December 6, 1931 in Mira de Aire (Portugal)
passed away on January 17, 2019. He was predeceased by his wife Idalina (2006),
his Parents Jose and Etelvina and his brother Antonio, his brother-in-laws, Joao, Candido, Manuel,
Alvaro and Angelo and sister-in-laws, Maria, Laurinda, and Maria Odete, Nephews Delfim and John
and Niece Rose. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughter Nelma (Robb) and his son Paul (Arlene)
and his much loved grandson Brandon, along with his sister-in-laws Isaura and Francelina and many family
and friends here and in Portugal. Constantino immigrated to Canada in 1959. He was a caring, devoted and
loving Husband for over 50 years. He was also a Proud Father and Grandfather, one of his greatest joys was
his grandson Brandon. His favorite moments were spending time with family, going to Portugal and working
in his large vegetable garden.
He was an extremely hardworking man who worked in the Construction Industry for over 30 years.
He always had a smile for everyone he knew and even for those he didn’t. A brave man who faced
life with great dignity and determination even when he endured some of life’s hardships and difficult
health issues. He rarely complained about anything. He was a kind, loving, thoughtful and happy
person to everyone who knew him. He truly enlightened our lives and will be missed by everyone
whose lives he touched. Thank you Pai / Vovo for giving us the most wonderful memories and the
great Legacy you left behind. We love you.
The Family would like to thank family and friends for their kindness and support during this very difficult time.
Thank you to the Doctors and Nurses and caregivers for their kind care given over the years.
Prayers and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday January 24, 2019 at 11:00am at
Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 555 Slocan Street. Burial at Ocean View Cemetery, Burnaby.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the VGH/UBC Hospital Foundation.