November 20, 1960 – May 1, 2019
With great sadness the family of Ana Garcia Martins wishes to announce her passing at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Blessed with 58 years of life.
Ana was born November 20, 1960 in Cranbrook, BC to parents Miguel and Georgina Silva. Along with Helder, Ana raised their two children as well as a few neighborhood children along the way, all while working full or part- time jobs most of her life. Ana also had a hand in caring for her parents and siblings in their time of need. Ana spent over 10 years working at Walmart serving the public. Amidst that her loving “work family”Â was made. In her off time Ana enjoyed spending quality time with her friends and family, cooking, teaching the next generation new things, and
spending time with her daughters extended family.
Ana was a kind, generous, loving person with a quick wit and amazing sense of humor, sure to put a smile on anyones face.
Left to mourn her loss are her loving husband Helder of nearly 40 years, daughter Pamela (Rohan), brother Joey, sisters-in-law Bobbi, Isilda and Marilia, brother-in-law Idalmiro (Rosaria), nephews Kevin (Christine), and Michael, nieces Jayme, Bruna and Joana, aunt Margarida, as well as many other aunts, uncles and cousins.
Ana was predeceased by her parents Miguel and Georgina, sister Maria (John), brother Antonio, brother Miguel, son Tony, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.
Special thanks to Dr. Mountain and the Team at ICU for all of their efforts.
Vigil and prayers were held at St. Rita’s Catholic Church on Monday, May 6, 2019 and Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, May 7, 2019 followed by interment at Park Memorial Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Castlegar Funeral Chapel.
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