Norbina De Aguiar Carreiro

Norbina De Aguiar Carreiro

With sad hearts, the family of Norbina De Aguiar Carreiro announces her passing at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on Sunday, January 9, 2011, blessed with 81 years of life.

Norbina was born in the Azores Islands, located off the coast of Portugal, on May 2, 1929 to parents Jacinta and Manuel Amaral. She attended Design Couture School in Sao Miguel, Azores. Norbina shared her creative work with family and friends, with her creativity, she was able to take anything and make it beautiful. Throughout her life, her family and her Christian faith were her anchors.

Norbina was predeceased by her husband Silvino, on September 25, 1998, her parents and one sister.

Left to mourn her loss are her son Jorge (Marianne) Carreiro, daughters Theresa (Dave) Carter, Norbina (Dave) Oglow and Silvia (Albert) Cancela and grandchildren Darcy (Catherine) Carreiro, Jason and Christina Carter, Brenden and Britini Oglow and Andrew, Crystal and Lisa Cancela.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Father Harry J. Clarke at St. Rita’s Catholic Church on Friday, January 14, 2011 followed by interment at Park Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements were in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.

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