In memory of

Jose Norberto Furtado Riquinha

March 19, 1943 -  December 25, 2018

Jose Norberto Furtado Riquinha, 75 of Mississauga Ontario, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on December 25th, 2018.

Jose was born on March 19th, 1943 in Vila Franca do Campo, São Miguel, Açores, Portugal. He immigrated to Canada in 1958, where he met the love of his life, Luisa and was married on September 4th, 1965. He worked at Canada Brick in Streetsville for over 45 years.

Jose is survived by his wife of 53 years, Luisa, son, Tony Riquinha, daughters, Margaret Gills and Nina (Jeff) Hunter and six grandchildren, Emily, Thomas, Matthew, Grace, Sofia and Joshua. He is preceded in death by his parents, Manuel Furtado Riquinha and Irene Cabral as well as his sister, Ilda Duque.

Funeral services will be held at Merciful Redeemer Catholic Church, 2775 Erin Centre Blvd, Mississauga on Monday December 31st 2018 at 10am, followed by Interment at Meadowvale Cemetery and Visitation Center, 7732 Mavis Road, Brampton, Ontario. Visitation at Meadowvale Cemetery and Visitation Center, will be held on Sunday December 30th 2018 from 4pm to 9pm. Pallbearers will be Tony D, Jeff, Michael F, Michael S, Thomas and Matthew.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Credit Valley Hospital.


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Nick P. Karabineris 

Entered December 28, 2018 from Montreal

Our sincere condolences from all of us at Odyssey, may you always have fond memories of your father. Long life to the rest of your family.

Henry Camara (Friend)

Entered December 29, 2018 from Mississauaga

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. He will be truly mississed.

Teresa Piedade (Luisa's cousin)

Entered December 29, 2018 from Mississauga

The Piedade family send our sympathy on Jose's passing. May he rest in peace with our lord. I pray that the lord help the Riquinha family at this difficult time.

From Teresa(tio Antonio's daughter) and family.

Cindy Massaroco 

Entered December 30, 2018 from Brampton

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of memorial. With sincere condolences, Cindy & family

Melissa, Chad, Jack and Emmy Hawthornes (Uncle)

Entered December 31, 2018 from Seattle, WA

Tia Luisa, Margaret, Tony, Nina and family, our deepest condolences to all of you - Ti Joe will be missed. In lieu of flowers, we have made a donation to Credit Valley Hospital. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time.

Love Melissa, Chad, Jack and Emmy


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