1936 – Azores, Portugal
2013 – Calgary, Alberta
Daniel Barcelos Lima, age 76, died at Rosedale Hospice in Calgary, Alberta, on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 with his family by his side. Daniel fought a long courageous battle with cancer.
Born October 22, 1936 in Terceira, Azores, Portugal, immigrated to Canada in 1960 with his wife Fernanda. He served as a proud member of the Army in Portugal. He was an active member of Our Lady Fatima Church. His passions included his family, gardening, fishing and carpentry.
Daniel is survived by his wife of fifty-five years Fernanda Lima; his daughters Stella Lima and Margaret Dos Santos (Trajano); four grandchildren Angelina (Justin), Daniel, Justin and Christopher; brother Orlando Lima (Cecilia); sister Liduina Meneses (Helio) and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Jose Lima; mother Belmira Lima; brothers Fernando, Jose, and Elmiro; and nephews Fernadinho, Jose-Gabriel, and Delio.
A special thank you to all the wonderful healthcare providers who helped make his journey a more peaceful one: Dr. Jacob Easaw and staff at the Tom Baker Institute, Dr. Tara Pickering and Rosedale Hospice Staff, Dr. Murphy and Homecare Staff, and family doctor Dr. Sandra Foss.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E.) on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E.) on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or directly to the Rosedale Hospice #1245 – 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8 Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195.
In living memory of Daniel Lima, 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