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Maria Clarisse Geraldes Bento

February 24, 1927 - August 25, 2016


On Thursday August 25, 2016, Mrs. Maria Clarisse Geraldes Bento of Osoyoos passed away surrounded by her family at the age of 89 years.

Clarisse was predeceased by her husband Joaquim Bento and her son Charlie Dos Santos Bento.

She will be lovingly remembered by her family including her daughters; Irene, Sally (Saudi), Carmen (Carlos), Amelia (Jack) and Yvette (Joe); her grandchildren; Roger (Birgit), Salina (Eric), Myriam, Nadia (Francois), Michelle (Chad), Nina (Derek), Joey, Kayla (Ben), Cloressa and Chase.

Fifteen great-grandchildren and her extended family.

Clarisse lived most of her years in Portugal and married Joaquim at age sixteen.

Her life was to be with family, work on the farm and her Catholic faith.

Clarisse enjoyed her bi-annual visits back to Portugal to visit her house, friends and family.

Prayers will be recited at 7:00 pm Sunday August 28 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Osoyoos.

Funeral Mass will be held on Monday August 29 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anne’s with interment following at the Osoyoos Lakeview Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 29, 2016
Beginning at 11:00am

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

7610 - 87th Street
Osoyoos, BC Canada


Date & Time:
August 28, 2016
Beginning at 7:00pm

St. Anne''s Catholic Church
7610 87th. St
Osoyoos, BC Canada

7610 87th. St
Osoyoos, BC Canada

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