Brigido Mercado, beloved husband of Mrs. Teresa Mercado, passed away on August 17, 2008 at the age of 84 years.
Brigido was born in Pampanga, Philippines and immigrated to Canada in 1979 where he resided in the Marlborough district of Calgary. Brigido was a war veteran and also worked for CP Rail. His favourite vacation was a trip to Las Vegas in February 2008 celebrating his eighty-forth birthday. He enjoyed listening to music especially Nat King Cole, as well as passing time with word search puzzles. His greatest weakness was boxing in which he loved watching the sport.
Besides his loving wife Teresa, Brigido is survived by his nine children, Danny Mercado, Jessie Mercado, Maria Farries, and Noel Mercado, all of Calgary; Emi Regino of DeWinton, AB; Tess Pena of Sydney, Australia; Mike Mercado of Chino Hills, CA; Edgar Mercado of Long Beach, CA; and Edita Crick of Prince George, BC.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mark’s Catholic Church (5552 Madigan Drive N.E.) on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Brigido Mercado a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences