Maria Rosa Da Silva

April 9, 2018 6 Condolences Print Obituary

DA SILVA, Maria Rosa

It is with great sadness that the family of Maria Rosa Da Silva announce the passing of their beloved wife, mother and grandmother after a brief illness at the age of 72 years old.

Maria Rosa was born in São Miguel, Azores (Portugal) on May 14,1945 and immigrated to Canada in 1968. She leaves behind her loving husband of 50 years, José Luis, daughter Rosemary (Robert) Kassian and son Alexander (Maryann), and her cherished grand-children Madison, Marissa, Zachary and Christopher. She is predeceased by her father and mother, Mariano Joaquim Raposo and Maria de Encarnação Sousa and her eldest brother Silverio. She leaves behind her sisters Almerinda, Auxiliadora, Fatima and brothers Virginio and Mariano as well as many brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews and close family and friends in Canada, United States and Azores.

The family thanks the compassionate care she received while on Unit 18 at the Sturgeon Community Hospital.

Prayers
6:00PM Wednesday April 11, 2018
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Church
12311-55 Street Edmonton, AB

Mass of Christian Burial
1:00PM Thursday April 12, 2018
Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Church
12311-55 Street Edmonton, AB

Interment
St. Michael's Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Heart and Stoke foundation in her honour.

  1. Sorry to hear of your mothers passing Alex my condolences to you and your family. May you find strength in this time of need.

  2. Rosemary and family, so very sorry for your loss.

  3. Auntie Rosa and your cousins John, Teresa and Joe and all our families are all saddened to hear of the loss of cousin Rosa. Auntie Rosa always looked forward to their phone calls and the long conversations they both had over the years. She will be sadly missed. Love from Thunder Bay & Mississauga

  4. So sorry to hear of the passing of our cousin Rosa. Thinking especially of Jose, Rosemary Alex and rest of family. Its true that words cannot alleviate the profound pain of losing a loved one, but with this message we would like you all to know that we are thinking of you at this time of sorrow. May God keep her soul in a good place. Our thoughts and prayers are with you across the miles from Sao Miguel, Azores.

  5. Our deepest condolences Senhor Jose, Rosemary and Alex on your wife’s/mother’s passing. May it comfort you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. Cherish your memories of her. They will forever bring you comfort and keep her close to your heart. Rest In Peace prima Rosa.

  6. So very sorry to have come across Rosa’s obituary.
    My heart felt Sympathy goes out to Jose, Rosemary (Robert), Alex (Maryann), Rosa’s grandchildren, siblings,extended family & friends. Rosa’s eyes always light up when she spoke of her loved ones.
    It was an honour to have been a Caregiver to such a sweet soul who left a lasting impression on me.
    Over time may your pain be replaced by many precious memories…
    With Warmest Regards,
    Rita Iwasiuk
    from Nurse Next Door

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