Serafim, Maria Irene

Serafim, Maria Irene

June 21st, 2015

Peacefully at University Hospital on Sunday, June 21, 2015, in her 79th year.  Beloved wife of the late Jacob Trigueiro Serafim (2005).  Loving mother of Maria Fernanda Sousa and her husband Isolino.  Loving and caring Grandma of Amanda Sousa.  Survived by her brother Salomao Vieira and his wife Maria Gloria, and sister-in-law of Maria Clara Serafim.  Will be deeply missed by many nieces and nephews and godchildren.  Predeceased by her parents Antonio and Maria Do Ceu Vieira.  The family extends many thanks to the staff of the McCormick Home for their love and care over the years.  Friends will be received at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Tuesday from 3:00 - 5:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., with prayers at 3:00 p.m.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 777 Valetta Street, London on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  Entombment to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery and Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Maria are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association or the McCormick Home.

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Carmela and Frank MendoncaPlease accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss.....our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Carmela and Frank Mendonca
a pswMaria was a dear friend of mine and I am deeply saddened by the loss of such a beautiful smile. Maria never missed a beat and made sure that everyone around her was ok, often lending a listening ear or a hug. Her laugh and sparkling eyes will surely be missed and her life lessons I will never forget. If Maria taught me one thing it was to be proud of the impact we have on the residents and to take the time to listen intently. Maria, I will miss you xo
Inacio FamilyOur deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers goes out to the family in this time of grief. God Bless.
Branco @ Sandra RobicWe are deeply saddened by the loss of your Mom, we always enjoyed her laughter at family functions. Our prayers are with you and your family on this sad occasion. Branco, Sandra and Brent Robic
Jane Mastrandreai am very saddened by the death of dear Maria.( I am out of the province on holidays.) Her beautiful smile and sparkling eyes will be greatly missed by staff and residents.I so enjoyed chatting with her and she was always so kind. Maria you and your daughter Amanda and husband are truly lovely supportive people. I feel very blessed to have had the opportunity to have journeyed with you as we cared for your mother as well as Isolino's parents. Please be kind to yourselves as this is very difficult time for you all. God Bless
Doris. (Lucy's daughter McCormick home )Please accept my sincere condolences. Maria was such a lovely caring person with a kind heart. She always had a beautiful smile and positive complimentary words. She made sure my mom always went to church. I won't forget that and how sweet she was. She will be missed. God bless.
Barb OwensDear Maria, Isolino and family, My heartfelt thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Sincerely, Barb
PSW at McCormick HomeMaria was among my favorite people to have met in my lifetime. She was a beautiful kind soul, always ensuring everyone else's well-being, a smile and a hand. I will miss her at McCormick Home, she brightened the day. Thanks for sharing her with us.
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