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Eduardo Mendes Fonseca

  • Birth: 1922-12-11 Died: 2015-09-28

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    Service Date: Thursday, October 08, 2015

    Service Time: 10:00 A.M.

    Service Location: Our Lady of Fatima Parish

    Service Address: 1423 East 13th Avenue. Vancouver.BC

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Eduardo Mendes Fonseca

Eduardo Fonseca passed away peacefully on September 28th in White
Rock, BC at the age of 92. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 66
years, Maria, in 2013 and his only son Roy Fonseca in 2012. Eduardo will be
lovingly remembered by his daughter-in-law Susan, grand-daughters
Charlene (Duane Knutson) and Cindy, grandson Ryan, and great grand-
daughters Cassidy, Mykayla, Mikenna and Malia. Eduardo was born in
Sortelha, Portugal in 1922, the youngest of 9 children. He emigrated to
Canada in 1955, landing first in Quebec. He then worked his way to
Vancouver in 1957 where he was one of the first Portuguese to settle. He
worked for many years in the construction trade. Eduardo loved fishing
and camping, barbecuing, making and drinking wine and entertaining his
family and friends. Prayers will be said at 10:00 am Thursday, October 8th,
2015 at Our Lady of Fatima Parish 1423 East 13th Ave., Vancouver, B.C. Rev.
Leonard Rocha officiating. Entombment to follow at Ocean View South
Mausoleum. Thanks to all the staff at Evergreen Care Home for their
wonderful care for Eduardo in his last years. In lieu of flowers donations in
Mr. Fonseca’s memory to the Alzheimers’ Society of Canada or a charity of
your choice.