Death & Funeral Announcements

June 22nd, 2016


Your prayers are requested for the soul of Sylvester D'Souza who passed away on June 22, father/father-in-law of our membersJohn/Flory D'Souza.


Born: December 31, 1931 – Goa, India
Died: June 22, 2016 – Karachi, Pakistan

Prayers are requested for the soul of Sylvester D’Souza who passed away peacefully on June 22 , 2016 in Karachi, Pakistan at the age of 84 years.

Sylvester  was the beloved husband of late Olga D’Souza, loving father of John /Flory (Calgary), Fidelis/ Celisa(Richmond, B.C.), Fred/Veronica (Calgary); cherished grandfather of Joel, Joshua, Nathan and Nevyn; fond brother of late Martha D’Souza (Karachi) and Ann/Late Mel Modi (Calgary); brother-in-law of John/Late Blanche D’Souza(Goa), Philomena/Joseph Gois (Daly City, CA).

The Funeral will be held at St. Anthony's Parish in Karachi, Pakistan on June 27th, 2016 with viewing at 3.30p.m.followed by funeral mass at 4.00p.m.


Death & Funeral Announcements

April 13th 2016

Mr. Charles D'Silva

Mr. Charles D’Silva (member of the Calgary Goan Association), beloved husband of Lanza D’Silva and father of Clyde, Clint and Calvin passed away peacefully at his home in Calgary on WednesdayApril 13th, 2016.
Funeral for Charles will be on WednesdayApril 20th, 2016 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 541 Silvergrove Drive N.W.

Details of service as follow:
  • Viewing from 11:00am to 12:30pm
  • Mass at 1:00pm followed by burial services at Queen’s Park Cemetery, 3219 4 Street N.W. Calgary, AB
  • Following the burial service there will be a Reception at the St. Peter’s Church Hall. All are welcome.
Lanza and the boys thank all family and friends for their prayers, support and well-wishes to Charles during his time of illness.

On behalf of the Goan Association we would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.


June 25th, 2015

Savio de Souza

Your prayers are requested for the soul  of Savio de Souza (brother of Kennie Furtado/ brother-in-law Mervy Furtado). Savio  passed away peacefully in the  hospital in Goa  on Wednesday June 24th, 2015

On behalf of the Goan Association Calgary, we would like to offer our sincerest condolences to the family.



Death & Funeral Announcements

May 18th, 2015

Millie Gonsalves

Our GAC Member Desmond Gonsalves, lost his Mother, Millie Gonsalves, on 18th May 2015 in the UK, at the age of 84.Millie was born in Goa, moved to Nakuru, Kenya and finally settled in the UK after she and her husband, Joaquim retired. She was predeceased by her husband in 2003. Millie, also known as Mai, was Mother to Susan (Peter) and Jennifer of Hertford, UK and Desmond (Shirley) of Calgary. Millie was Grandmother to Emma, Ben, Jeremy and Aiden.

 The Funeral will be held on Wednesday 3rd June in Hertford, UK. Your prayers are appreciated for Mai and the family.

Posted on behalf of the family of Millie Gonsalves