elevated wDtaG It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Guilherme (William) De Sousa on Sunday, May 23, 2021, surrounded by his family at home. Loving and devoted husband to Lydia. Cherished son of the late Manuel and Maria De Sousa. Beloved brother to Luis (Cathy), the late John (Lucy), Joe (Diane) and Fernando. Adored and will be greatly missed by his 25 nieces and nephews. William will be fondly remembered by his family and countless friends. William’s kind-hearted nature and warm presence will be missed in our homes and forever remain in our hearts.
elevated wDtaG William was born on January 7, 1956 in Relva, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal.
elevated wDtaG In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society https://www.cancer.ca/ in memory of William De Sousa.
elevated wDtaG Due to Covid 19 restrictions there will be a private funeral mass and burial on Monday, May 31, 2021 at 10:30 am. To view the Funeral Mass, please click on the link below.
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My condolences to the Family Wm will be missed
Our deepest condolences to the family. William was well respected by the Anselmo family since meeting him in 1977. He was very gracious and ready to help when asked. Will be missed. RIP our friend .
My condolences to the D’Souza family. I remember William being a happy guy always smiling. R.I.P William.
Sentidos pêsames a toda a família com um abraço dos primos, Natal, Margarida, Rosário e António.
Our deepest sympathy to Lydia (family), and the De Souza family on the passing of their loved one. William was a good friend, like family with a Hugh and soft heart. He will be missed on the golf course, and our frequent conversations, and mostly by his wonderful family and friends especially his loving wife Lydia.
May his soul rest in peace.
My deepest condolences to William Uncle’s wife and his family. It was devastating when I heard the passing of this kind and genuine soul. He was such a hard working and caring man. He was an amazing boss for my dad. It was my pleasure having lunch with him and my dad at Swiss Chalet, and I will cherish this memory forever. He will truly be missed, but forever hold a place in our hearts. May his soul Rest In Peace.
My Heartfelt Condolences to you (Lydia)and your family.May William’s soul be at peace in Heaven.His gentle soul will always be in our hearts.Wishing well of you(Lydia) and family in this time of loss.
My deepest condolences to Lydia and her family for the passing of William DeSousa.
He was my first manager. Knew my Dad before me because my Dad picked up the garbage bin on his route. They got to know each other very well. My Dad brought home a uniform and said I was starting on Friday. That was sixteen years ago.
He was a great manager and a an amazing person. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Please accept my deepest condolences! I was so sorry to hear of William’s passing. I had the pleasure of knowing William while working with Swiss Chalet. He has a very good man, much loved and respected by his peers. May he rest in peace, and may his memory be eternal.
Lydia I wish that I could write the words you need to hear right now and that they would make everything all right again.
William was an incredible leader, mentor and will be missed.
I hope that the love of friends and family will help your healing.
My heartfelt condolences, Lydia. You are in my thoughts.
So sorry for your loss Lydia, Luis
My condolences to you and your family!
Our sincere sympathies for the loss of our cousin william, he was such a humble, soft spoken person he will surely be missed by many. RIP love u
Lydia, Luis , Joe, Fernando and extended family. We are heart broken to hear on Williams passing. Please accept our deepest condolences and know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
William was such a humble, loving, caring man. He will be missed by many but forever in our hearts. Please accept our heartfelt condolences for your loss.
“ A good heart has stopped beating but a heart that has touched so many lives can’t help but live on in those it loved forever”.
My heart felt condolences to the loved ones.
Sharing in your sadness as we remember William
Amazing person 🙏🏽
My Condolences to the Family R.I.P.
So sorry to hear about William. My condolences to the family.
Our deepest condolences to Lydia, her family and William’s family. He was the kindest person we’ve known. We are honoured to be his friends . We’ve all benefited from his kind and generous nature. A huge loss for all of us. His is a life truly well lived.
Lydia:I am sending you my deepest condolences for the loss of your husband (Mr.William De Sousa),the man who had a good hearted. I will miss him forevermore.
Guilherme, foste um grande lutador contra uma doença traiçoeira. Recordamos-te com muita nostalgia e já sentimos muitas saudades, porque estás nos nossos corações.
Os nossos sentidos pêsames à esposa e aos irmãos.
O primo António e a tia Maria do Carmo
Very sad to hear this news. William and I worked together for many years in different roles. He was a very kind hearted gentleman and he will be missed by everyone. RIP William.
Our deepest condolences to Lydia, her family and William’s family. He was the nicest person I have known. We are honoured to call him our friend
He will be missed by all that knew him
Uncle William was such a kind and caring man. I’m so sorry for you loss. My deepest sympathies and condolences to Aunt Lydia and family.
My sincere condolences to William’s Family and friends. Swiss Chalet has brought many of us together and William was a great human being fir us to have known him. Always respected by all.
May his family find the strength through this very difficult time.
William will be deeply missed. R.I.P.
Our deepest condolences to the entire family. May he rest in peace. 🙏🙏🙏
Sending my deepest condolences to William’s family and friends. May God help you get through this difficult time.
Lydia, Luis & De Sousa Family.
Our warmest wishes & deepest sympathies go out to you all during these trying times.
Our dearest sweetest Swiss Chalet brother is now resting in peace.
I learned so much & had sooo much fun with William over the years & he will be missed.
May our good Lord continue to bless and keep the De Sousa family strong from here onwards. Blessings always 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽….
My sincerest condolences for the loss of William. My thoughts and prayers are with the De Sousa family.
He sure will be missed. Rest In Peace William.
Our deepest condolences to my cousins and your families. May William Rest in Peace.
Our heartfelt condolences to William’s family And Lydia. His kind personality will be truly missed by many who have known him
Our sincerest condolences to the family of William De Sousa. May he rest in peace.
Our deepest sympathy and prayers to Lydia and the De Sousa family. William will be deeply missed.
our deepest sympathy to lydia &de sousa family
he was the greatest friend he will be missed but for
ever in our hearts . may his soul rest in peace
Our sincere condolences to Lydia and the whole family.
May God give you the strength during this difficult and sad time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
The world lost a beautiful soul who was taken much too soon.
May he Rest In Peace.
Joe & Family my deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved brother. May he Rest In Peace and his memory eternal. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time .
YOU ARE GOING TO BE GREATLY MISSED, WE LOVED YOU SO MUCH.
WE MET A FEW TIMES LYDIA AND OUR HEART GOES OUT TO YOU MY
DEAR- MAY OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR GIVE YOU THE STRENGTH TO GET THROUGH THIS TIME!!!!
OUR DEEPEST THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
WILL BE WITH YOUR WHOLE FAMILY.
YOU ARE GOING TO BE GREATLY MISSED, WE LOVED YOU SO MUCH.
WE MET YOU A FEW TIMES LYDIA AND OUR HEART GOES OUT TO YOU MY DEAR-MAY OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR GIVE YOU THE STRENGTH TO GET THROUGH THIS TIME!!!!
OUR DEEPEST THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS WILL BE WITH YOUR WHOLE FAMILY.
My deepest sympathies and condolences to the Lydia and the entire DeSousa family. May God give you strength to get through this difficult time and may you have the comfort knowing he is in a better place. Until we meet again my friend.
Our sincerest condolences to Lydia and her family.
We have lost a close good friend.
Rest in Peace,Willie
My condolences to u Lydia and your family at this time. Great boss , friend and most of all awesome person to know. Thanks for all the great lessons u had taught me while I was working with many years ago. Deepy missed in my heart ❤ and for many more people he has touched. Rest in peace always William
Our sincere condolences to Lydia and Luis DeSousa and family.
William was a dear friend. He will be missed.
Rest In Peace my friend.
Deepest condolences to Lydia and the DeSousa family. William will be dearly missed by friends family and all who knew him. For those that knew him may he carry on in our hearts and memories.
We are so sorry for your loss Lydia, we are going to miss him too , and sure he is happily playing golf in heaven. Our deepest condolences to you and your family . God bless you 💐
Our deepest condolences to Lydia and the De Sousa’s family. William was such a wonderful and good hearted person. Will be missed forever. May he be Rest In Peace.
Our deepest sympathies to Lydia and the DeSousa family.
William was a dear friend. He will be missed.
May he Rest In Peace.
William, your tenacity and enthusiasm will never be forgotten. Thank you for your leadership and aura! You will be dearly missed. Sending warmth and condolences to your loved ones during this time. May you rest in peace and harmony.
Our deepest condolences to the family. He will be greatly missed. Such a wonderful, kind person. Goodbye my friend.
My deepest condolences to Lydia and William’s entire family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. William was a remarkable boss and more importantly, an awesome and highly respected man. I am truly honoured to have known him for all these years and to be able to call him my friend. His great personality will surely be missed by those who had the privilege of knowing him. May his soul Rest In Peace.
My sincere condolences to William’s wife and family. I was extremely shocked when I heard the passing of my dear friend, minutes before I planned to give him a call to ask how he’s doing. William was a kindhearted and humble person. It was my pleasure for being able to work with him, he was such an amazing boss for me. We made many memories together that I will cherish forever. We all love him so much and he will truly be missed. May his soul Rest In Peace.
My deepest condolences to Lydia and your entire family. Guilherme was a very kind and jovial gentleman. Always wanted to feed me went I went to visit him in his store. Always a smile and a joke. He will be deeply missed.
Rest In Peace William. Thank you for being the great man and leader you were! Deepest condolences to the family from Joya, John Ross Robinson and Jeanine Weekes. You will be missed.
I am going to miss you my friend William. My condolences to the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
I am so deeply saddened by the loss of Uncle William. I have so many fond memories of his boisterous laugh, sarcastic humour, and overall friendly demeanour. From Summer BBQs to late-night competitive Black Jack games (honestly, the way he would lose and scream was legendary!), he was an integral part of every gathering and I will miss his presence dearly. Sending all of my love to Lydia, the De Sousa, and Lo families. xx
I will miss William’s friendship and his kindness. All of these years he has been a beacon of generosity treating Justin, Bill and myself like family. We will miss all of our family dinners, the laughs, and the bets the kids made against you. You were the best. The nicest guy. And we will me you dearly you son of a 🔫
I am so sorry for your loss Lydia. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Dear Lydia, Luis, Joe, Fernando and the extended De Sousa Family. I would like to extend my deepest condolences to you. Everyone knows what a kind, gentle and generous soul that was my cousin William. He was greatly loved and will be greatly missed, but will forever remain in our thoughts. We are very sorry for your loss.
Sad to hear of William’s passing. So many fond memories of him both at work and on the golf course. What a gentleman and not a selfish bone in his body. Please accept Nathalie’s and my condolences to Lydia, Luis and the entire De Sousa family.
My deepest and sincere condolences to William’s wife, Lydia and De Sousa family. I was so saddened to hear the passing of William. He was truly the kindest, most sincere, loving, genuine, and hardworking person I know. Working alongside William was such an honour and blessing as he was not only my dear friend but also my brother in Christ. His legacy and memory will continue to live on in all those who knew him. He is surly in better place with no pain in heaven any more 🙏
I pray God gives the entire family comfort and strength during this difficult time.
Lydia, Luis, Joe, Fernando and the extended de Sousa family, our deepest condolences on the passing of our dear cousin William. He was such a loving, gentle, kind and generous soul who will be deeply missing but never forgotten. Rest in peace
My condolences for your loss.
William will be greatly missed.
My condolences to the family. I will miss our chats and your friendly smile.
I am deeply sorry for your loss. William was an incredible boss. He was extremely nice to me and was very friendly. Your family and William will be in my prayers. May he Rest In Peace
Our deepest sympathies to you, Lydia and the De Sousa Family for your loss. We are honoured and blessed to have known William as he was such a kind and beautiful soul. May he rest in peace.
My most sincere condolences. It a great pleasure working for him the last 6 years
My deepest condolences to the family. William, we will miss you. Rest in peace.
Our deepest condolences to Lydia and family
My deepest and most sincere condolences to the entire De Sousa clan. William will be deeply missed.
May William’s soul rest in peace, Heaven is waiting for him for all the good he has done while he was on this earth. My condolences to William’s family.
It was with great sadness that we learned of William’s passing. Our deepest condolences to Lydia and the De Sousa family. It was our pleasure to have known William for many, many years. He was a kind, generous man whose ever-present smile, laugh, and giving nature will be missed by all who knew him. Rest in peace, William.
Eduarda and Maggie on may 30,2021 at 8.08 pm
Our deepest and sincere condolences to Lydia and her family,and De Sousa family.
William was a truly friend, most kindest ,we are very honour to call him our friend.
William will be greatly missed.May he Rest In Peace.
Our deepest condolences to the family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. May William Rest In Peace.
Our deepest condolences to Lydia and the DeSousa family for their loss.William was truly a gentleman. He will be missed and always remembered. May your memories help you during this sad time.