Sadly the family of Georgina Garcia Silva wishes to announce her passing at Talarico Place Care Centre on Sunday, January 8, 2012, blessed with 75 years of life.
Georgina was born in Sao Roque, Pico Azores, Portugal, on June 14, 1936 to parents Maria and Jose Custodio. She met and married Miguel (Mike) Silva.
She liked to crochet, cook and spend time with her friends. Most of all Georgina loved to spend time with her grandchildren. She was a proud member of the Castlegar Branch Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Georgina was predeceased by her husband Mike, daughter Maria, son-in-law John, son Miguel, sisters Arsensao and Maria, brother Jose, grandson Tony and brothers-in-law Manuel Da Rosa, Jose Da Silva and Define Da Rosa.
Left to mourn her loss is daughter Anna (Antonio) Martins, sons Tony (Bobbi) and Joey, grandchildren Kevin (Christine) Kirby, Pamela (Jules), Jayme and Michael, sister Margarita Custodio and many nieces and nephews.
Vigil Prayers were held at St. Rita’s Catholic Church on Thursday, January 12, 2012 and Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Rita’s Catholic Church by Father Harry J. Clarke on Friday, January 13, 2012 followed by interment at Park Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements were in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.