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DEMELLO, Libania

September 6, 1929 – July 21, 2012

It is with sadness and sorrow we announce the passing away of our beloved Libania on Saturday, July 21, 2012, surrounded by her loved ones.

Libania was born in Goa, India; got married on February 20, 1952 to the late Zachary (Jack) Demello and moved to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She then moved to Malawi, Central Africa in 1972 and immigrated to Canada in 1990.

Libania was a woman of strong faith. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, fishing and playing cards.

Libania is lovingly remembered by her children, Casmira, Cyril and his wife Martina, Sabina and her husband Leo, Stephen and his wife Fatima; and grandchildren, Conrad, Ryan, Zack, Scott, and Stephanie.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Libania Demello, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. My heartfelt condolences to all Libania’s family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

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  2. Olwyn & Maria Vaz :

    May beautiful memories of your beloved Mother always shine through in your hearts. May God give you stength in this moment of grief.
    Deepest Sympathies.

    Olwyn & Maria Vaz

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  3. Flory D'Souza :

    Dear DeMello Family

    We were sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved Mother Libania. Please accept our deepest sympathies and condolences on this great loss! Praying that her soul rests in eternal peace and may the many memories of your dear mother give you all comfort during this time of grief and in the days ahead.


    Flory & John D’Souza
    Anthony & Annie Carvalho

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  4. Caetano & Mary de Menezes :

    Our sincere condolences and sympathies to all Libania’s children, spouses and grandchildren.

    May she rest in the eternal peace of the faithful and may the Lord our God comfort all who mourn her passing.

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