Obituaries

Bosco Saldanha, a former Trustee of the Charity. Bosco was also the current Vice President of the Goan Association (UK) and passed away suddenly at his home in Croydon on Saturday, 4 August 2018. He is survived by Marcia, children Maria, Jude, Emily & Marisa and grandchildren Daniel & Maisie. Our sincere condolences to the family and please keep them in your prayers. A Requiem Mass will be offered for the repose of his soul and may he enjoy heavenly peace with the Lord.

Bosco has a long history of voluntary work in the community and has been a longstanding office-bearer of the Goan Association (UK). He served in various positions, going back over three decades, and played an active part in the management of this organisation. We are pleased to note that the forthcoming Annual Sports Day of the Goan Association (UK) on Sunday 26 August 2018 is being dedicated to Bosco as a mark of respect and in recognition of his selfless service to the community.

Condolence messages to emilysaldanha8@gmail.com

MARIA FAUSTINA D’SOUZA BENTO from Wimbledon, who passed away on 16th February 2017. Wife of the late Caetano Damascus D’Souza Bento and mother of Peter, Paul, Francis/Laura and Anna Marie. Condolences to pauliekd2013@gmail.com

VIRGINIA VAZ who passed away in Croydon on 8th June 2017. Mother of Cecilia/Benny Mascarenhas & Tyrone/Rose Vaz. Condolences to celia.tyrone@hotmail.com

JOAN NORA NORTON nee DE SOUZA who passed away in Adelaide, Australia on 12th June 2017. Wife of Paul and sister of Emilia, Zita, Ollie, Savio and late Millie & Andrew. Condolences to svdesouza@aol.com

JOE GONSALVES who passed away in Sydney Australia on 13th June 2017. Husband of Natty and father of Jocelyn, Sharlyn, Tashlyn/Joshua. Condolences to gonsalvesj2000@gmail.com

DIEGO PINTO who passed away in Tooting on 14th March 2017. Husband of Nina and father of Donovan/Karen & Dwayne. Condolences to donovan.pinto@bt.com

TIMOTHY ALMEIDA who passed away in London on 1st April 2017. Brother of Ubaldo and Max/Veronica. Condolences to tennyson0031@gmail.com

ALISHA CHRISTY PEREIRA who passed away in Hounslow on 30th April 2017 aged 22. Daughter of Inacio/Ana Pereira, and sister of Allan.

JOSE (MARCELLO) MONTEIRO who passed away in Toronto on 24th May 2017. Husband of Catherine and father of Cheryl/Michael. Condolences to blanchemonteiro@rogers.com