October 3, 1938 – July 25, 2012
Alzira Medeiros, beloved wife of Jose Medeiros of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital after heart complications on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at the age of 73 years.
Alzira was born on October 3, 1938 in Fenais Da Ajuda Ribeira in Azores, Portugal. She had six brothers and two sisters. Alzira married Jose Medeiros at the age of 19 and remained married for fifty-three years.
Besides her loving husband, Alzira leaves behind eight children and their spouses, Odilia and Mike, Jose Jr. and Kathy, Maria and Victor, Ana and Mike, Dennis and Candace, Lucy and Brad, Michael and Bree, and Crystal and Sunny. She is also remembered by her fourteen grand-children. Alzira is survived by her sister Alda and her brothers Alberto, Jose, and Jacinto along with her nieces and nephews. Alzira lived a wonderful life surrounded by those who loved her. She loved family gatherings and her laugh was a source of joy. She was a precious gift from God, so much beauty and love. She will forever be in our hearts, we cherished her memory and let it live on.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E.) on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Alzira Medeiros, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences