Born: Vale de Ilhavo, Portugal.
Passed away peacefully on Sept. 3, 2021 in Mount St. Joseph’s hospital at the age of 89.
Predeceased by his siblings Jose (2010), Antonio (2012), Joao (2018) and Isabel (2020).
He will be sadly missed by his wife (Maria Alcina), daughters Grace, Alcina and Susan, son-in-laws
Anibal and David, grandchildren Andrew, Anica, Cade and Liam, brother Manuel and other family members and friends.
Francisco came to Canada in 1956 to work in the Okanogan. Once settling in Canada he returned
10 years later with a beautiful wife in 1966. They started their family in 1967 with Grace, Alcina (1968) and Susan (1974).
He was a hard worker in construction for the Laborers International Union of North America until he retired.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12:00 noon Friday, Sept.10, 2021 at Our Lady of Fatima Parish: 1423 East 13th Ave. Vancouver.
Interment to follow (for family) at Forest Lawn Burial Park, Burnaby, BC.
Rest In Peace, Pai. “A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.”