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Luis De Melo

January 16, 1932 - May 18, 2018

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On Friday May 18, 2018, Mr. Luis Da Costa Tavares De Melo passed away at the South Okanagan General Hospital surrounded by his family.

Prayer Vigil for the late Luis De Melo will be held on Thursday evening May 24th at 7:00 p.m.  from St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Osoyoos.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday May 25th from St. Anne’s Catholic Church.

Luis will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family including Alcida, his devoted wife of 62 years.

Sons; Luis Jr., Harvey and Tony (Heather) as well as grandsons Kyle, Brandon and Brice.

Luis was born, raised and married in Sao Miguel, Azores and immigrated to Canada in 1956.

He worked for Alcan before moving to Osoyoos to raise his family in fruit farming.

Over the years he was very involved in building the Catholic church with donated equipment and labour.

He was dedicated to his Church and volunteered his time in may ways including parish council.

“The one who is adored by the Lord is the one who achieves eternal life.”

Donations gratefully accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Condolences and tribute may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Cindy Acheson Mairs
Relation: Friend of the family thru church. I grew up with Mr. de Melo’s children.

I was very sad read this news. Your family is in my prayers.

From: Sandra Smith
Relation: neighbour, through work

Condolences to the Demelo family – Luis was a hard working man who always had a smile for me.

From: Jodi Pfingsttag (Kuyten)
Relation: Lifelong friends of his sons Tony & Harvey

My sincere condolences to you all with the passing of Luis. A very hardworking man, remember him always doing something in the orchard and just flying around in his trucks, just go go go! Be at peace Luis.

Service Schedule

  Prayers

Date & Time:
May 24, 2018
Beginning at 7:00pm

Location:
St. Anne's Catholic Church
7610 - 87th Street
Osoyoos, BC Canada

Prayer Vigil for the late Luis De Melo will be held on Thursday evening May 24th at 7:00 p.m.  from St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Osoyoos.

7610 - 87th Street
Osoyoos, BC Canada

  Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
May 25, 2018
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
St. Anne's Catholic Church
7610 - 87th Street
Osoyoos, BC Canada

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday May 25th from St. Anne’s Catholic Church.

7610 - 87th Street
Osoyoos, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Donations gratefully accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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