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May 12, 1930 – March 30, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Eliza Carvalho. Born in Zambujal, Alvaiazere Portugal on May 12, 1930. She passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by her loving husband Fernando (July 05, 2005), brother Francisco, brother-in-law José and wife Emma. She is lovingly survived by her daughter Mary (Adelino), 2 grandchildren Danny (Carla), and Christina (Brian), 4 great-grandsons Cameron, Matthew, Nathan and Marcus, her nephew Jerry (Gina), their children Carissa and Joseph. She also leaves behind her siblings who are in Portugal and France; Antonio, Acacio, Maria José, Emilia, Maria Rosa and many nieces and nephews. Eliza was a kind and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother whose love and care for her family was unconditional. She will be missed by all her family and friends and anyone who was fortunate enough to be touched by her. The Family would like to thank the staff at VGH Palliative Care for their care and support. Viewing and prayers at 10:00am on Thursday April 04, 2013 at Our Lady of Fatima Parish 1423 E. 13th Ave., Vancouver B.C. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am. Rev. Leonardo Rocha celebrant. Entombment to follow at Ocean View Abbey Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the BC Cancer Research Foundation.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Apr. 2, 2013