Moniz – Ernesto Furtado
Born February 7th in Sao Bras,
Sao Miguel (Azores) Portugal.
Passed away peacefully on Nov. 8th,
2012 in Burnaby, B.C. at the age of 85
A pioneer immigrant who came to Canada in April 1954
Via the S/S Homeland to start a new life in Canada .
He is survived by his family and lovingly
remembered by his three sons , two
daughters, daughter-in-laws ,
son-in-laws; Anthony (Liz), Ernest (Una),
Carlos (Gabriella), Laura (Joe) and
Grace (Mike) his Grandchildren;
Elizabeth, David, Eva, Ian, Justin, Ezra,
Nicholas, Anna, Anthony, Gavin,
Julia , Carolynn, Jacqueline and Derek,
Great Grandson Liam , siblings, cousins
and his many friends that made up Dad’s
large extended family.
Ernesto will be remembered for his
love of nature, gardening and farming .
he would always be found in the backyard
tending to his various plants & vegetables
or chatting with neighbours …
We love you Dad, and will miss you!
The Moniz family wishes to thank
the caring / dedicated homecare staff of the
Royal Arch Masonic home and the
nursing staff at Burnaby General
Palliative care ward, who took care
of our Dad in his time of need.
Prayers will be said 11am Tuesday
November 20th 2012 at Our
Lady of Fatima Portuguese Parish ,
1423 E. 13th Ave. Vancouver, B.C.
where Mass of Christian Burial will
be celebrated at 11:30 am
Rev. Leonardo Rocha is the
celebrant. Entombment to follow at
Ocean View Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations
be made to the Lung Association of BC at