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PAVAO, Christina

January 30, 1932 – Azores, Portugual
June 30, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Christina Pavao of Calgary, AB passed away peacefully at Southwood Care Facility on June 30, 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Christina worked for over 20 years as a supervisor for Superior Building Cleaning, but what she really enjoyed was spending time with her extended family and listening to Portuguese music.

Christina is survived by two daughters, Anella and son-in-law Carlos Soares Sr. Of Calgary, AB and Vera Cabral of West Port, USA; son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Sherry Pavao of Calgary; ten grandchildren, Tami, Carlos Jr., Tina, David, Debbie, Lisa, Melanie, Ed Jr., Amanda and Jennifer; as well as fourteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Christina was predeceased by her husband, Manuel in 2003, and her son, Joe in 1980.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E., Calgary, AB) on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 1:30p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Reception to follow Grave Side Service at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB). Condolences may be forwarded through The family would like to thank Dr. Fung and all the nurses and staff at Southwood Care Facility for their compassionate and constant care of our mother.

In living memory of Christina Pavao, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  2. Chuck and Nancy

    Our thoughts are with the Pavao family at this time. Christina was a wonderful person and a part of our family also. She made amazing dinners and was always happy to see you and feed you. We haven’t seen her since we moved to B C but hope now she can Rest In Peace. Will be thinking about all of you tomorrow…take care…love you Nancy and Chuck

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