Dias, Lourdita Manuelina
March 26, 1918 – Goa, India
March 15, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Lourdita Dias, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the age of 98 years.
Beloved wife of the late Caitano Dias. Cherished mother of Jenny(Jane) (Salus), Bertha (Domnick), Cecilia (Cajitan), Liz (Tony), Late John (Maria), Estella (Late William), Jeff (Maimie) and Teresa. Loving Grandma of 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren. Will be fondly remembered by her sibling, all of her nieces, nephews and other extended family members and her dear friend and caregiver Sharon Laboret.
Lourdita was born in St. Jacinto, Goa, India spending her childhood there before marrying and moving to Nairobi, Kenya in 1938. She eventually moved to Canada, first living in Toronto and later in Calgary.
The family wishes to extend our sincere thank you to the staff at Bow View Manor for their care of our dear Lourdita.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (640 – 19th Avenue N.W.) on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery.
Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Lourdita Dias, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences