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MENDES, Maria Alice (née Ferreira Gomes)

July 3, 1950 – November 13, 2011

Maria Alice Mendes passed away in a fatal car accident on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the age of 61 years.

Alice was born in Brinços Abiul, Portugal on July 3, 1950, and immigrated to Canada in 1974. Alice was greatly beloved and she is survived by her husband, Manuel; her daughter, Lizette (Nuno); two sons, Filipe (Sylvia) and Sergio; four grandchildren, Amy, Claudia, Isabella and Tiago; her mother, Maria Ferreira and mother-in-law Maria do Carmo; and four siblings, Lourdes, Silvina, Manuel and Helena. Many other family members are also feeling the sorrow of her passing, as she touched many with her genuine kindness.

Alice will live forever in the hearts of her loved-ones as they remember the lessons she taught about unconditional love, forgiveness, faith and humility. Her family feels her warmth and strength watching over them from God’s side and granting them the courage to support each other during this difficult time.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Prayer Service at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E.) on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E.) on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Maria Mendes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200.

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  1. Wayne Schneider :

    Filipe:
    Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Condolences and may God be with you.

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  2. Henrique & Filomena Raposo :

    We are in the Azores and it is só hard to hear about this accident and death of Mrs. Mendes please accept our Condolences by this means until we meet the family personaly.
    God Bless and help all the family through this time of sorow.

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  3. My deepest sympathies are with you at this time of grieving .
    You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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  4. Sorry for your loss, thinking of your family at this difficult time.

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  5. Viriato and Grace Nogueira :

    Sr. Manuel, Liz, Felipe, Sergio and extended family, please accept our heartfelt sympathies. May God provide you with courage and strength to face the days ahead. Your Mom, was a quiet, softspoken person, and a really good person. Her loss, and the void in our hearts will be felt by all of those whom she touched. Descanse em Paz Sra. Alice. God Bless your Family.

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  6. Ever Dearest Filipe and Sylvia,

    My deepest sympathies goes out to all of you during this very difficult time.
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Erika Kaiser

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  7. Dearest Manuel & Vicki (and family)
    I was deeply saddend to hear of the tragic, and sudden passing of your dear sister.
    Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Cathie

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  8. So sorry for your loss, thinking of your family at this difficult time. God bless

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  9. We offer our deepest sympathy to the entire family in this time of sadness.
    We are so sorry for your loss.
    -The Cowan Family

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  10. Moffatt Family :

    Phil and Family,
    We’re so sorry and heart broken to hear about the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  11. Tabitha Martin and family :

    To Mr. Fonseca,
    I am sorry to hear about the loss of your aunt. I know she was very close to you. I hope the many memories you have will help you through this difficult time. With my sincerest sympathies – Tabitha Martin.

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