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Joao Moniz Tavares

1936-2021

Joao Moniz Tavares

Passed away peacefully at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at age 84 years.  Beloved husband of Helena Tavares (nee Sousa).  Loving father of Paul Tavares (Cheryl Janes) and Linda Tavares.  Cherished grandfather of Sarah Knee, Chase Tavares, Myles Tavares and Jaxon Knee.  Dear brother of Jose Moniz Tavares (Eduarda Faria Tavares). Joao will be  fondly remembered by nieces, Grace Arruda (Francisco), Linda Botelho (Paul), Conceicao Camara and nephew Joao Antonio Camara, many cousins who loved him dearly and Chris Knee.   Predeceased by his parents Joao Pereira Tavares and Maria dos Anjos Moniz Mendonca and sister and brother-in-law, Maria do Carmo Tavares (Laurino Camara).  The  family would like to thank the Doctors and PSW Team for their care and compassion shown to Joao at home and Cambridge Memorial Hospital.  Visitation will be held at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas Street, N., Cambridge on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 5 pm – 8 pm.  A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Elgin Street, South on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 10 am.  Private interment will take place at Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, for those wishing to attend  the  visitation at the Funeral Home, must call;  (519)-740- 0669 to reserve your 15 minutes  with the family.  Also, for those attending the Funeral Mass;  must register Name and phone number with Corbett Funeral Home (space is limited).     Masks are mandatory.   

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Service Date
Tuesday, February 23, 2021