Goncalves, Nelia passed away suddenly at home, on Monday March 8th, 2021 at the age of 53. Loving and devoted wife of Jose Goncalves. Cherished daughter of Utilia and Francisco Pinheiro. Beloved mother of Ian Goncalves (Ashley Conceicao), Jeffrey Goncalves (Laura Tonellotto), and Branden Goncalves (Selena Silveira). Cherished sister of Albert Pinherio (Judy Mclean), and Darlene Pinheiro (Eddie Fontes, Olivia and Ryan Chaves). Loving grandmother to Azzario and Adriano. She will also be missed by her many fur babies and by many extended family members and close friends. Nelia lit up every room that she entered, with her bubbly personality and genuine smile. She had many passions, some including crocheting, photography and spending time with her family. Nelia was also well known in the Portuguese community. Nelia was a woman who always put others above herself, which was one of her most admired traits that all will remember. Resting at Corbett Funeral Home, 95 Dundas St., Cambridge, where family and friends will be received Friday March 12th, 2021 from 5-9pm. Provincial guidelines are in place for social distancing and masks are mandatory for each person in attendance. To reserve your 15 minutes to meet with the family at the funeral home, please call 519-740-0669 between 9am and 4:30 pm to register your name and phone number. Funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 185 Elgin St S., Cambridge on Saturday March 13th at 10am. (Space at the Church is limited, please call the funeral home to register).
Private family Interment will follow at Parklawn Cemetery. Family would like to extend any donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Society or the Gofundme - https://ca.gofundme.com/f/nelia-goncalves?qid=2d8519f69fd3b1eb2472fd5b6dfe2f4d