Born in Estoi, Algarve, Portugal. In1960 Cristina joined her husband in
Canada where together they worked to provide a life of opportunity for
their future decendants. Cristina passed away peacefully on June 3, 2018,
in Burnaby, BC at the age of 87. She was predeceased by her husband of
60 years, Vergilio Vargues da Palma (August 6, 2014). Cristina will be
missed by daughter Betty (Frank Avila), son Oscar (Anna Maria), and
grandchildren; Gabriel (Kaitlin), Mario, Alexander, new great grand
daughter Violet and many other family and friends. Prayers will be said
at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Lady of Fatima Parish 1423 E. 13th Ave., Vancouver, B.C.
Followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Antonio Tapparello, C.S. celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Da Palma’s memory to the
B.C. Children’s Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.”