elevated pkb0M Born: May 19, 1942
elevated pkb0M Death: August 27, 2021
elevated pkb0M Obituary:
elevated pkb0M DEL CARMEN, Rebecca (nee Reynoso) – Peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on August 27, 2021 at the age of 79. Beloved wife of 53 years to Rodolfo. Together they moved to Canada from the Philippines in 1969 to embark on an adventure together in this new land of love and opportunity. They were inseparable and enjoyed their time tending their garden, travelling and visiting casinos. She was devoted to her Catholic faith and a dedicated member of the St. Joseph Prayer Group.
elevated pkb0M Proud and devoted mother to Josef Roel, Ronald (Michelle) and Rocelyn (Patrick) whom she nurtured and encouraged, deciding in 1974 to forego a promising career at IBM. Loving Lola to Ethan, Alysia, Julianna and Jasmine whom she celebrated and cheered for at every opportunity.
elevated pkb0M Supportive eldest sister to Raquel (Rolando), Reuben (Blesilda), Rene (Victoria), Raul (Ofelia), and Ric. She is preceded in death by her sister Ruth. All of whom she helped to obtain a foothold upon their arrivals to Canada.
elevated pkb0M Her faith, optimism and strong will enabled her to surpass all expectations and live her last five years relatively well with metastatic cancer. Her selflessness was evident throughout her life and in her last moments as she ensured her loved ones would continue to be cared for.
elevated pkb0M Rebecca will be lovingly remembered in the hearts of many family members and friends.
elevated pkb0M Donations in-memory can be made to the Walker Family Cancer Centre where Rebecca was so well cared for at: https://ofnhs.akaraisin.com/ui/inmemory/donations/start
elevated pkb0M and/or to the Centre for Dreams in Markham, an organization Rebecca supported often and is linked to her daughter in-law and the Vollett family: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/34155.
elevated pkb0M Visitation will be on Thursday September 2, 2021 at 211 Langstaff Road East, (west of Bayview Ave), Thornhill, from 2 till 4 pm and 5 till 8 pm. Due to Covid 19 and the limitation of numbers, the Funeral Mass is by invitation only. The Mass is available to be watch via livestream on Friday at 10 am.
elevated pkb0M Please click on the link to watch Mass.
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elevated pkb0M The interment is to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. 8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill
elevated pkb0M Again, due to Covid 19 and the restrictions there will be no reception following the burial.