Sadly the family of Maria Dos Angos Ambrosio of Castlegar, wishes to announce her passing at Talarico Place Care Centre on Thursday, September 5, 2013, blessed with 81 years of life.
Maria was born in Portugal on August 20, 1932. In 1960, she immigrated to Canada to join her husband Jose and they started their family and raised three sons. Maria enjoyed gardening, walking and playing BINGO. She was a proud member of the Catholic Woman’s League and of the Portuguese Social Club.
Maria’s faith and commitment to the church was the foundation of her being. She had a regular prayer group with friends and she committed time to it daily. Maria was also a very proud grandmother (VO) to her five grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Jose in 1996 and her daughter-in-law Robin Ambrosio in 2012.
Left to mourn her loss are her sons Walter, Alberto (Joanne) and Glen (Heidi) and five grandchildren Devin, Sierra, Branden, Makayla and Easton.
Vigil Prayers were officiated by Father David John at St. Rita’s Catholic Church on Sunday, September 08, 2013 and Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Father David John at
St. Rita’s Catholic Church on Monday, September 9, 2013, followed by interment in Park Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements were in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.