It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Margaret Mary Lopes (nee Dias), of Calgary, on Friday, September 12, 2008 after a short and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 70 years.
Margaret was born on June 14, 1938 in Georgetown, British Guiana. In 1984 she moved and made her home in Calgary, AB, Canada. She will be remembered for opening her heart and home to care for generations of children, for her beautiful crafts and wonderful baking. Thank you Mum for enriching our lives, minds and spirits. You will be in our hearts forever.
Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her children, Suzanne (Antonio) Brazao, Kimberley (Derek) Vieira, Michael (Tracy) Lopes, Gerri (Ibrahim) Benis, Nicola (Andrew) Smart, and Aneleise (Kingsley) Brown. She will also be missed by her darling grandchildren, Aiyana (Stephen) Kowal, Jessica, Dylan, Julia and Patrick Vieira, Shane, Farahnaz, Christopher and Andrew Benis, Krystin and Tanya Smart and Nicholas and Jordan Lopes.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, September 19, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made in Margaret’s name directly to the Foothills Country Hospice Society, PO Box 274, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5, Telephone (403)-995-4673, www.countryhospice.org or to World Vision Canada via their website www.worldvision.ca.
In living memory of Margaret Lopes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences