elevated KZkym October 13, 1957 ~ January 9, 2024

elevated KZkym Visitation
Monday, January 15, 2024 from 4 -8 pm & Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. -1:15 p.m.
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 3Z6

elevated KZkym Funeral Mass
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.
Chapel of St. Joseph at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 3Z6

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elevated KZkym Burial
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 2C7

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elevated KZkym Obituary
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful mother, Lucia De Fatima Chaves, on the morning of Tuesday, January 9th after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She passed away peacefully at home in North York, Ontario at the age of 66 years old.

elevated KZkym Born on October 13, 1957, in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Azores, she was the eldest daughter of Antonio Moura and Emilia Santos. She was predeceased by her brother, Francisco and survived by her siblings Joaó, Antonio, Cidalia, Jose Manuel and Adia.

elevated KZkym On May 13, 1973, she first met the love of her life, Jose Antonio Chaves. After a brief courtship, they were married on March 21, 1974, in Santa Maria. They immigrated to Canada on January 3, 1975, to start their new life together. That same year, at the very young age of 18, they started their family. Her greatest accomplishment was becoming a mother and taking care of her 3 sons.

elevated KZkym Loving Mother to Nelson (Diane), Claudio (Debbie) and Jason (Linnea). Caring Avó to Jacob, Lucas, Vanessa, Marcus, Kyle and Nathaniel.

elevated KZkym Lucia loved to be surrounded by people and visiting with family and friends, even in her final days. Her boisterous voice and infectious laugh could fill any room. Lucia cherished her lifelong friendships and always made an effort to stay in contact with those she loved.

elevated KZkym Lucia was a talented baker and enjoyed sharing her delicious cakes, biscoutos and sweet massa with family and friends.

elevated KZkym Our mother’s spirit was full of life, passion and above all else, love. She cared for our family with selfless devotion and left our hearts filled with beautiful memories.  She will be truly missed.

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