elevated VcSdw September 26, 1952 – May 20, 2023

elevated VcSdw Funeral Service
Monday, May 29, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.
Catholic Cremation Services Chapel
6933 Tomken Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5T1N4 

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elevated VcSdw Obituary

elevated VcSdw Surrounded by love, Maria Dolores Chen-Alvarez passed away at the age of 70 on Saturday, May 20th, 2023.  Born in Galicia, Spain, Maria grew up in Madrid and lived in Malaysia and Jamaica, before moving with her family to settle in Ontario, Canada.

elevated VcSdw She is survived by her husband Chee Kee and her three children Carlos (Jennifer), Marcos (Katherine) and Ana (Angelo).  One of Maria’s tremendous joys was being “Abuela” (Grandma) to Gabriel, Niko and Tristan. Maria is also survived by her siblings, Pilar and Segundo and loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. 

elevated VcSdw Maria was a vibrant person with a love of creativity expressed through everything from painting, photography, gardening and dancing, to cooking in multiple cuisines.

elevated VcSdw She will also be remembered for her sense of humour, generosity and love of all furry friends (especially her Shih-Tzu puppies – Milo, Sophie and Amiee).

elevated VcSdw The funeral will be held at Catholic Cremation Service Chapel on Monday, May 29, 2023 at 11am.  Services will be private for immediate family and close family friends.  In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations towards the Baycrest Foundation for brain health.

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