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João (John) Luis Bento Afonso

  • Birth: 1946-09-26 Died: 2016-08-20

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    Service Date: Friday, September 9, 2016

    Service Time: 11:00 A.M.

    Service Location: Our Lady of Fatima Parish

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

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João (John) Luis Bento Afonso

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce
the unexpected passing of João Luis on August 20, 2016
at the age of 69. Predeceased by his wife Lucy and brother
Carlos, John will be lovingly remembered by his children
Gary (Karen), Tanya (Brendan), grandchildren, Mateo, Markus,
brothers Joe, Ed, sisters Grace, Eduarda, many other
family members and friends. John was the first child of Eduardo
and Josefa, and grew up in Santa Maria, Açores. He moved to
Canada in 1963, eventually calling Vancouver home. John
especially loved the ocean and was happiest when he was on
the water. John was a generous person, always loved to share
good food, good conversation, and stories of times gone by.
Prayers will be said 11:00am Tuesday September 9, 2016 at Our
Lady of Fatima Parish 1423 E. 13th Ave., Vancouver, B.C.
followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30am
Rev. Antonio Tapparello, CS celebrant. Entombment to follow
at Ocean View South Mausoleum.