Maria Filomena Travassos was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She entered God’s kingdom on April 25, 2021 at the age 68.
Maria was born to Maria Jose Oliveira and Manuel de Sousa Travassos on September 16, 1952 in Sao Miguel, Portugal. She is survived by her three daughters, Michelle, Paula Rotchford, Tracy Arias their husbands and her grandchildren: Lucas, Alexa and Aria; her siblings Lucia, Manuel, Antonio, Gabriella and Eduarda; in addition to her many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Maria is cherished and loved deeply by all her family and friends.
Maria spent her entire life nurturing people, animals and her plants. She was a devoted grandmother who was always so freely giving of her time and love. She enjoyed spending time gardening and lovingly tending to her flowers. Maria was incredibly involved in her local church and engaged in bible study and Christian fellowship.
Her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone she interacted with as well as those she reached but never met. Please help her kindness, loyalty and compassion continue by donating in her name to Canadian Mental Health Association Muskoka-Parry Sound https://mps.cmha.ca/about-cmha/home/donate/ (in lieu of flowers).
A memorial service is scheduled for 10 am on Saturday May 1, 2021 at the J. Scott Early Funeral Home in Milton and will be live streamed for loved ones to attend virtually. Please see below for the Zoom information. In person visitation will follow this service under the provincial COVID-19 guidelines. To arrange a time to visit, please call the funeral home at 905 878 2669.
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