FRANCISCO, Maria Augusta


Passed into the presence of the Lord and Saviour at Riverside Nursing Home in Windsor, Ontario on Monday, August 28, 2017 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Armando.  Cherished mother of the late Zaria Lopes (late John), Angela Rankin (late Keneth), Manuel (Linda), Tony Sr. (Ruth Ann) and Jaime (Kathryn). Cherished by her grandchildren John (Nancy), Jason (Salim), Scott (Kristin), Natasha (Daman), Barbara (Jim), Jaime, Nancy (Jason), Shelley (Tom), Tony Jr. (Dianella), Lindsay and Jesse.  Proud great grandmother of 11.  Daughter of the late Tobias and Virginia DeMelo. Sister of the late Jaime DeMelo (Piadadet).

Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8 pm.  Funeral Mass celebrated from Precious Blood Cathedral on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10 am. Rev. Jean-Pierre Mukuna officiating.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

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