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Pedro Fernando Moniz

  • Birth: 1932-02-19 Died: 2021-02-12

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    Service Date: Friday, February 19, 2021

    Service Time: 11:30 A.M.

    Service Location: Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Parish

    Service Address: 1423 East 13th Avenue

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Pedro Fernando Moniz

Born February 19th 1932 In Villa De Santa Caterina, San Jorge, Acores. He was the child of Adriana Moniz and had a sister Vera and brother Fernando. Through his teenage years he played in the church band and met his wife Maria Noemia Matos and courted for many years getting their future planned. Pedro and Noemia married October 12th 1961 in San Jorge, Pedro working at a sawmill and as a fisherman which he loved to do immensely. A few years later they had an only child born Fernando Manuel. In 1973 the family moved to Canada and made a home in Vancouver BC. They were greeted by their cousins Joao, Idalina, Joe, Lucia and friends Cesar and Emilia who helped get them settled. Pedro did landscaping jobs until he landed a job with the City of Vancouver. Pedro was blessed to witness his son Fernando marry Lucy and they had 2 children, Cristina and Jordan. He worked for many years and retired November 18th 1994. During his retirement he enjoyed working in the garden, growing grapes, making wine and playing with his grandchildren. He was very proud to drive them to school. For entertainment Pedro loved to watch TV and portuguese programs. In April of 2017 Pedro suffered a great loss with his only son Fernando Manuael’s death.  Pedro tried to carry on a normal life until February 3rd 2021 when he became ill with pneumonia and soon succumbed to his death February 12th one week before his 89th birthday. Pedro leaves behind wife Noemia, daughter in law Lucy and 2 grandchildren Cristina and Jordan.