Maria José

Date of death:
Monday March 19, 2018

The Edmonton Journal, AB

Benevides, Maria José (Nee: Moniz) March 19, 1931 - March 17, 2018 Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Maria José Moniz Benevides passed away with her family by her side on March 17, 2018 just shy of 87 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters: Elsa deSa (Manuel), Fatima Reis (Tony); grandchildren: Vanessa Reis (Matthieu), Mathew and Noah. She will also be dearly missed by staff and friends at the Citadel Care Centre and many family and friends from Edmonton and around the world. She was predeceased by her loving husband, José Benevides; her parents, José da Costa Moniz and Rosa Salvador Moniz. Maria will be remembered as a strong willed and loving person who was always praying for the health and success of her daughters and grandchildren. Maria loved flowers and was very proud of her gardens. She was well travelled and lived in Angola, Portugal, and Bermuda. She was an amazing cook and baker and always liked a table well set and linens perfectly ironed. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Holy Family Parish, 75 Poirier Avenue, St. Albert. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Holy Family Parish, 75 Poirier Avenue, St. Albert. The family wishes to send a special Thank You to all family and friends who have been incredibly supportive through this time. To send condolences, please visit Funeral Home Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home 9 Muir Drive St. Albert, AB T8N 1G1 780-458-2222 Published in The Edmonton Journal on Mar. 21, 2018

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