Maria Manuela Saldanha BATES

BATES, Maria Manuela Saldanha - February 9, 1954 - July 22, 2012 Passed away peacefully, with family by her side at Bethell House hospice in Inglewood, at age 58, on July 22, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Santa Maria, Azores, Manuela was a longtime resident of Brampton having worked at Nortel, Cardinal Leger Secondary School and recently with Nova Staffing. She is lovingly remembered by her son Mike Lima Bates, her daughter Liza Frias, son-in-law Angelo Frias and grandsons Anthony, Branden, twins Cristiano and Matias and the late Angelina (2007). She will be sadly missed by her sisters Maria Olimpia Saldanha and Maria Conçeicão Borges, her brother Fernando Saldanha, sister-in-law Robin Saldanha and nephews and nieces, Jeffery, Tammy, Caitlin and Jacob; Matthew, Melissa, Anthony and Kayla; David, Stephanie and William; Adam and Ana; Tina, Adam and Jaxen; and Kate. Visitation will be held at Scott Funeral Home, 289 Main Street North, Brampton (905-451-1100) on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 66A Main St. S., Brampton at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Brampton Memorial Gardens, 10061 Chinguacousy Road, Brampton. At the family's request, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bethell House Hospice. You are invited to sign Manuela's online book of condolences at

Funeral Home

Scott Funeral Homes - Brampton Chapel
289 MAIN ST N  Brampton, ON L6X 1N
(905) 451-1100

Published in the Toronto Star on July 24, 2012