Born August 23, 1932 in Porto Formoso, Sao Miguel (Azores) Portugal.

Passed away peacefully on Nov. 15th,

2007 in Vancouver, B.C. at the age of 75

surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Ernesto F. Moniz and lovingly

remembered by her three sons and two daughters, daughter-in-laws and

son-in-laws; Anthony (Liz), Ernest (Una), Carlos (Gabriella), Laura (Joe) and

Grace (Mike) her Grandchildren; Elizabeth, David, Eva, Ian, Justin, Ezra,

Nicholas, Anna, Anthony, Gavin,

Julia , Carolynn, Jacqueline and Derek, siblings, cousins and her close

friends that made up Laura‘s

large extended family.

Laura will be remembered for her

love of education and learning.

She constantly challenged her

children to realize their dreams,

a legacy that will not be forgotten.

Laura’s boundless energy,

compassion and caring was a gift

she shared with her many children

and adults that she looked after in a

lifetime of dedicated care-giving .

The greatest gift Laura left was her

never-ending love for her sons and daughters and her belief that they could

be anything they wanted to be.

We love you Mom and will miss you!

The Moniz family wishes to thank

the caring / dedicated nursing staff of the

3 Links Care centre (Rebekah place),

VGH Palliative care ward, who took care of our Mom in her time of need.

Prayers will be said 7:30 pm Thursday

November 22nd 2007. at Our

Lady of Fatima Parish 1423 E. 13th

Ave. Vancouver, B.C. where Mass

of Christian Burial will be celebrated

10:00 am Friday November 23rd

Rev. Antonio Deangelis is the

celebrant. Entombment to follow at

Ocean View Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers the family requests

donations be made to the ALZHEIMER

SOCIETY OF B C, Suite 300- 828 West

8th Ave. Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1E2

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