Lopes – João (John) Batista
Born in Mira de Aire,
Portugal on March 11, 1945,
passed away peacefully
surrounded by his loving family
on November 09, 2013 at
the age of 68. After a courageous
fight against cancer he
took God’s hand and found peace.
Predeceased by his
parents Angelo & Maria Lopes and brother
Delfim. He will be
forever remembered with love by his wife
Dilma, his children
Teresa (Dino) Federici, Lisa (David) Zizzari,
Angela (Michael), St.
Cyr, Jon (Lara) Lopes and his grandchildren
James, Jordan, Emily, Kaitlyn, Matthew & Dylan.
Survived also by his
sister Rosa (Armando) Ferreira and many relatives
in Canada, Portugal and
U.S.A. His love of people and willingness
to stop and talk gained
him numerous friendships over the years.
He had a strong spirit
but a very gentle and loving heart and was
always willing to help
others, but his greatest love was always for
his children and
grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who
were privileged to have
their path in life cross his. Prayers will be said
7:00 p.m. Friday
November 15, 2013, at St. Michael the Archangel Parish
9387 Holmes St.,
Burnaby, B.C. Where Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated 1:00
p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013.
Entombment to follow at Ocean View Burial Park.