elevated axlrL November 25, 1930 – July 12, 2022

elevated axlrL Visitation
Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 10:00 – 12:00 pm.
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 3Z6

elevated axlrL Funeral Mass
Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
Chapel of St. Joseph at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated axlrL Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

elevated axlrL Obituary
On July 12, 2022, our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Ema Da Luz Borges Teixeira passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital after 91 incredible years of life.

elevated axlrL Ema was an independent, strong and profoundly caring woman throughout her life; a true inspiration to us all. She is deeply loved by her family and all those who were surrounded by her kind and loving spirit. Ema is predeceased by her husband Arnaldo and daughter Dora. She is survived by her children Marie, Manny, John (Jennifer), Anna and Mary (Don); grandchildren Mark, Jennifer (Gino), Jessica (Wil), and Anthony (Rachel); great-granddaughter Zhadie; and long-time friend Brato. She was a sister, aunt, godmother and beloved friend to many.

elevated axlrL Born and raised in the Azores, Portugal, Ema immigrated to Canada with her husband and six children in 1969. She built a beautiful foundation for her family here in Toronto.

elevated axlrL The family would like to thank the compassionate care of Dr. Selby and the nursing team at Sunnybrook’s K1E Unit. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sunnybrook’s Palliative Care Unit.

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