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Maria Machial

April 7, 1928 - September 18, 2009

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On September 18, 2009, Mrs. Maria R. Machial of Oliver passed away peacefully at the South Okanagan General Hospital with her sons at her side at the age of 81 years.
She was predeceased by her husband Abilio Machial; her father Abilio Gomes Ferreira; mother Maria de Deus Braz and brother Jose Braz.
Maria will be fondly remembered by her sons Jack (Adelia), Jose (Anna) and Rick (Cathy); grandchildren Cristina, Edward, Melissa, David, Laura, Robert, Brian, Michael and Tyler; her sisters Delfina Figueira of Penticton and Maria Jose Saraiva of Vancouver; brothers Antonio & Joaquim Ferriera of Portugal as well as many nieces and nephews in Canada, Portugal and South Africa.
Maria was born in Silvares, Beira Baixa, Portugal on April 7, 1928. She arrived in Oliver with her husband and young children on July 4, 1964 where they made their home until her passing.
Maria loved to work in their orchard, and her garden, where she grew many vegetables that she shared with her family.
In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Prayers will be held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday September 24th at Christ the King Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be held celebrated by Fr. Sebastian Puthenpura at 10:30 A.M. Friday September 25th at Christ the King Catholic Church. Maria will be laid to rest next to her husband following the mass.
Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Rick Duarte and Sharon Snelling
Relation: Family friend and neighbor

Sharon and I would like to send our condolences to Maria’s family. I have known Maria ever since I can remember and she was an inspiration. As a neighbor and friend, Sharon and I will miss her friendly chit chat and wave hello. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 25, 2009
Beginning at 10:30am

Location:
Christ the King catholic Church
35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday September 25, 2009 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Interment & Committal will follow at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery. A reception at the church lower hall will follow the interment.

35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

 

Date & Time:
September 24, 2009
Beginning at 7:00pm

Location:
Christ the King Catholic Church
35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

Prayers will be held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday September 24, 2009 at Christ the King Catholic Church. A visitation will follow prayers.

35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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The Canadian Cancer Society
PO Box 1872

Oliver, BC

V0H 1T0

 

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