José Luis Da Silva

Passed Away March 25, 2022
March 28, 2022 10 Condolences Print Obituary

September 15, 1940 - March 25, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that the family of José Da Silva announce the passing of their father and grandfather at the age of 81 from Alzheimers.

José was born in Machico, Madeira, Portugal. As a young boy, his family moved to Sao Miguel, Azores where he spent his formative years and was well known as “Madeirinha” playing soccer for Clube Desportivo Santa Clara. He immigrated to Canada in 1965, returned to Sao Miguel in 1967 to marry and brought his new wife Maria Rosa to Edmonton in 1968 where they made their home.

José is predeceased by his wife Rosa, grandson Zachary and his siblings: Paulino, Eduardo, Ernesto, Virgilio, Francisco, Irene and Mary Jo.

José leaves behind his children Rosemary (Robert) and Alexander (Maryann) and his cherished grandchildren Madison, Marissa and Christopher along with his siblings Fatima, Eugenia, Manuela and Edmundo as well as many sister and brother in-laws, nieces and nephews, family and close friends in Canada, United States and Portugal.

The family would like to especially thank all the health care aids and nurses who tirelessly and compassionately cared for their father during the last three years at Shepherd’s Care Vanguard. The family also thanks Dr. Z. Vicarrudin for her compassionate care of their dear father during his final days.

Prayers
6:00PM Wednesday March 30, 2022
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Church
12311-55 Street Edmonton, AB

Mass of Christian Burial
10:00AM Thursday March 31, 2022
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Church
12311-55 Street Edmonton, AB

Interment
St. Michael's Cemetery

Memorial Donations
Alzheimer Society of Canada or Shepherd’s Care Foundation – Vanguard Campus.

  1. Rosemary, Alex and family – My heartfelt condolences on your Dad’s passing. May the lessons he gave you last a lifetime, and may you always feel his spirit and his humour nearby.

    Rest in peace Uncle Joe… we know you are in a better place and back with Tia Rosa, Zachary and all your other siblings. Until we meet again!

  2. Os nossos sentimentos a toda a família, que Deus vos conforte, alivie na vossa dor.Descanso eterno à sua alma.

  3. Sending you virtual hugs and my condolences for your loss.

  4. Our deepest condolences to all of you on the passing of your loved one. May he RIP🙏

  5. My condolences to all the family rest in peace as minhas condolences para toda a familia e paz em sua alma

  6. Our deepest condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one.

  7. My sincere condolences to the Da Silva family, May He Rest In Peace 🙏

  8. Nossos sentimentos para toda a família epaz na sua alma.

  9. The Nascimento family wants to send out our condolences to the hole family he most certainly was a very good man Rest In Peace

  10. Gilberto Duarte and family
    Our sincere condolences to the Silva family.
    May the Lord give him rest and peace.

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