Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at age 88 years. Loving mother of Armenio Silva (Anna) and Maria Lidia Cordeiro (Joe). Dearly loved grandmother of Lana (Nuno), Lisa (Gord), Mark Shawn and Rudy (Reuelle). Great-grandmother of Trinity, Nigel, Tegan and Jackson. Survived by brother Joao Ferreira (Adilada). Predeceased by brother Jose Norberto Ferreira (Erminia). She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Maria came to Canada in 1972 and was a very hard working mother, raising her children alone. She worked in the Textile and Automotive Manufacturing Industries until her retirement. Maria lived with her daughter and was loved by her family and will be missed by all, especially by her great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, N, Cambridge on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 6 pm – 9 pm, with Prayers being held in the Chapel at 8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Fatima, Elgin Street, S, Cambridge on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10 am. Interment to follow at Parklawn Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Thursday, November 14, 2019