It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our adored mother Maria.
She was born in S. Jorge da Beira Portugal and moved to Canada in October 1966.
Maria was predeceased by her beloved husband, Alfredo and by her dear sister and brothers,
Helena (Augusto), Armando and Françisco.
Maria is survived by her daughters, Virginia (Jorge) and
Darlene (Gary) and her grandchildren Rebecca, Andrew, Adam,
Matthew, Alex, her brother Luis (Laura), her
sisters-in-law, Maria, Dorothy, her many
nieces, nephews and cousins who she so loved. Maria was a
wonderful mother and grandmother who so adored her family.
She lived a beautiful life with her husband, Alfredo, until his
passing in 2013 and with so much strength and beauty continued to
shower her family with her love. We thank our extended family and the many wonderful
people who cared for our mom at the Good Samaritan Victoria Heights
as well as all the medical staff of Royal Columbian Hospital and her
personal care aide, Raghdaa. Maria’s viewing will be 11:00am Monday
December 30, 2019 at Oliveira Funeral Home. Prayers and Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00am Thursday January 02, 2019
at Our Lady of Fatima Parish 1423 E. 13th Ave., Vancouver. Entombment
to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park