MARTINS, Amaro Passed away peacefully in Victoria, BC with his wife by his side Thursday, August 30, 2012. He was born in Ponta Delgada, Portugal on June 15, 1931. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years Rosa; daughters Maria Graham (Gerry) and Grace Martins; grandchildren Bradley, Ryan, Jeffrey and Selena; great-granddaughter Ciara, and many extended family and friends. Amaro came to Canada with his family in 1965 and became a Stone Mason to support his family. Amaro was a kind, loving and gentle husband, father and grandfather. He will be truly missed by all who love and knew him. Prayers will be at Our Lady of Fatima (4635 Elk Lake Drive) on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11:00 am with interment to follow at Royal Oak Burial Park (4673 Falaise Drive). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation ( www.heartandstroke.bc.ca ). Condolences may be offered at www.mccallbros.com "> www.mccallbros.com .
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Published in Victoria Times-Colonist from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4, 2012