February 3, 1936 – July 23, 2012
Maria Afonsa Faria of Calgary, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, July 23, 2012 at the age of 76 years.
Maria Afonsa will be missed dearly, loved forever and we will cherish the strong sense of family she instilled in us. Her family was her pride and joy, we will miss her humour and advise.
Maria Afonsa is survived by her children, Larry Faria Sr. (Silesia), Amy Faria (Lou Cicchetti), Walter Faria (Shelley), and Lee Martins (Tony); grandchildren, Sabrina (Carlos), Derek, Tara (Peter), Nichele (Dustin), Elise (Chris), and Tyler; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Maya, Tiarra, Jagger, and Anthony; brother Manuel Lizandro (Zelia); and sister Joana Alves (Jose).
Maria Afonsa was predeceased by her husband Hermano; son Antonio Alberto; grandson Larry Jr.; father Francisco; and mother Ana De Jesus.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E.) on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E.) on Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Maria Faria, 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