It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Maria Manuela Couto on Feb 26, 2023 in Victoria BC. Maria was born on Dec 20, 1953 in Sao Miguel, Azores.
Maria will be remembered for her love of fashion, music, her red Volkswagen Bug and her dedicated years working for the Ministry of Attorney General. Although she didn’t have the easiest journey in life, she continued to persevere and remain strong.
Predeceased by her mother (Manuela), father (Virgilio) and brothers (Virgil, Tony and Henrique)
She was a devoted sister, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her brother (Jose Lima), daughter Michelle (Matthew, Marcus and Mateo)
Mass will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 4635 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria, on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 10:00 am, and service will follow at Royal Oak Burial.
Condolences may be offered to the family below.
My deepest condolences to the whole family, Maria was a great human being, unfortunately her health over the years didn’t allow her to be who she really wanted to be. May she Rest In Peace. Michelle not easy losing our moms be strong. She’s at peace and not suffering.
Cidalia &Gervasio Pinheiro
Our sincere condolences to the family.Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Alda and Mauro Brunetta and family. Joao and Alda Carreiro
José Manuel and Urânia Pacheco
Our deepest condolences to the all Family. May her rest in peace!
Milton & Margo D’Souza
So sorry to hear of the passing of Maria Manuela, she was a lovely person. Even though we were not able to keep in touch we thought of her often. Our deepest condolences to all the family. May she rest in peace now, reunited with her family .
Lourdes Costa (Lou Lou)
My condolences to you Joey and all your family. My thoughts and prayers are all with you.
God bless you all.
Rest in peace Maria ❤️
Maria and William Taylor
Our deepest condolences to all the family,
John and Anna Braga
Deepest condolences to you Joe and all the family your wonderful sister left behind. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Deeply saddened, John and Anna Braga.
Jose, sorry for your loss..
She was beautiful..
So very sorry for your loss.
Zelia De Oliveira
My deepest condolences to you Michelle and all the family !
May your sister Maria rest in peace Jose , she now joins the rest of the family reunited as one . Take care my friend and all our love from the Schauerte family
So sorry for your loss
My condolences to your family at this sad time
Barb (Bourne) and Gilles Chamberland
Keeping all of your family in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time! Rest in peace Maria! ❤️
John De Medeiros
Thinking of you Joe and all the loved ones your sister has left behind. She seems like an amazing lady. Your in my prayers and thoughts. Sincerely John De Medeiros and family.
John Thonas Craveiro
Manuela. I am honored to have met you. You were a wonderful lady for me to be around you.I enjoyed every moment. I liked the way you were. Good feeling.You always looked happy,with confidence. Thank you for your kindness, thoughtfulness. Great memories.
Joe de Frias
My deepest condolences to all the family!!
My thoughts are with you all. I’m sorry to have missed the memorial. I only saw this today. Maria was so dear to me. I was grateful to have an opportunity to know her. I’m sorry for your loss. Joan