In Memory of
Maria Elvira Soares
August 13, 1932 – May 23, 2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother, Maria Elvira Soares. Our mother passed away peacefully on May 23, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.
We wish to convey our heartfelt thanks to Dr. DeBruin, Dr. Strydom, the nurses at Mills Memorial Hospital, paramedics and Terrace Fire Dept. who provided care for our mother.
A special thank you to Uncle John for bringing Mom communion and a thank you to Father Terry for visiting Mom at home and at the hospital, and to our relatives and friends for their love and support during this difficult time in our lives.
Mom will be forever missed by her family and friends.
Maria was predeceased by her husband José, her brother Eduardo and both her parents.
Survived by 5 daughters: Rosarinha (Jose), Eduarda (Andreas), Natalia (Ian), Ilda (Petro), Elvira (Marc); one son: Jose Manuel. 13 grandchildren: Lucy, Ricky, Thanasi, Alexandra, Amanda, Matthew, Desiree, Jade, Kayla, Melissa, Jesse, Shane, Katelynn; 3 great grandchildren: Ciara, Talia, Matea.
Brother and sisters: José (Geraldina, deceased), Fernanda (Mariano) and Alice (Manuel).