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D’SOUZA, Margaret

July 23, 1919 – October 22, 2014

Our loving mother Margaret D’Souza (nee Xavier) wife of the late Stanislaus D’Souza passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the age of 95.

Margaret was the former principal of St. Lawrence’s Girls convent in Karachi and founding member of the Calgary grandparents reading program.

She leaves behind her five children Cedric (Karen), Derrick (Thelma), Elric (Nicholas), Fredrick (Natalie); her daughter Myra; grandchildren Sheldon (Shay), Christina, Ryan, Jason (Megan), Sharla, Sascha, Sabrina, Amanda, Steven, Alexander, Shenelle; great grandchildren Havana, Carmelina, and Zaiden.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church (321 – 90th Avenue S.E.) on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family thanks the staff and Dr. N. Karim at Southwood for their outstanding care.

In living memory of Margaret D’Souza, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. To Myra and your family,
    Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.”

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  2. Bob & Jan Howland & Family :

    To Fred, Natalie & Family,
    We are so very sorry to learn of your mother’s passing.

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  3. Caetano(Caj), Mary de Menezes & family, :

    Dear Derek, Thelma, Fred, Natalie, Myra and all other family members of Mrs. Margaret D’Souza,

    We had the pleasure of knowing Margaret, your Mother, Grandmother and great grand Mother, and offer you all our sincere condolences and deepest sympathies on her passing. May she rest in the eternal peace of the faithful and may Almighty God comfort all who mourn her passing.

    No one else can understand
    the way you’re feeling now,
    though family, friends
    and memories
    will help you through somehow….
    But time will ease
    your Mother’s loss,
    for your sorrow may remain.
    But the love she left
    inside your heart
    will take away pain

    Sincerely,
    Caetano (Caj), Mary de Menezes and family

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  4. Christopher Dunlap :

    Myra and family,

    Very sorry to hear of the loss of your dear Margaret. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

    Christopher

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  5. Dear Myra and family of Margaret,

    Deepest sympathies to all of you during this time of loss and sadness. My prayers and thoughts are with you. May you experience comfort in this time of sorrow by a life well lived, memories many and fond, and the reassurance of life eternal.

    God bless you all,
    Joy Astolfi

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  6. Dear Family members of Margaret
    My heartfelt Sympathies at the passing away of our dear Margaret She is now in the arms of the Lord enjoying his love Peace and Happiness and free from all pain and sorrow
    Did remember her and you and the family at Mass
    God Bless Love Hugs

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  7. Dear Cedric, Derrick, Erlich, Fredrick and Myra,

    I have fond memories of your mother in Garden East Karachi. May her soul rest in peace, and My God give you the strength to bear your loss Big Hugh Zelia de Sa

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  8. Millie(Faria) and Alex D'Costa :

    Our sincerest and deepest condolences to the entire family on the loss of your dear mom.
    Losing a loved one is hard….losing a parent is even harder.
    Eternal rest grant unto her Oh Lord and may His Perpetual light shine upon her …May her soul rest in peace.

    Millie and Alex

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  9. Mena (Faria) and Joaquim Fernandes :

    Our deepest regrets and sympathies to all the family and their children.
    We were shocked to hear the news.
    She is in a much happier place now.
    May her soul rest in peace.

    Mena and Joaquim

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  10. Annette & Sebastian Dsouza :

    Our deepest condolences to The Dsouza family on the loss of your dear Mom-May Her Soul Rest in Peace and God give you the strength to bear this very sad loss.
    We have fond memories of her whilst we were in Calgary and she opened her doors to us when
    we were there-love always
    Annette & Saby

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