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Obituary for Maria Odete Dias Tinoco

Tinoco, Maria Odete:

Passed away peacefully with the love of her family on November 1, 2022 at Grand River Hospital at the age of 85.

Maria Odete Dias Tinoco, in her 85th year, was the beloved wife of the late Antonio Tinoco (2006). Loving mother of Aida Rodrigues and her husband Marino, and Joe Tinoco and his wife Linda. Loving grandmother of Jenine (Manny), Nadia (Ned), and Matthew. Cherished great-grandmother of Noah, Kaiyah, Nathan and Andrew.

She is missed by her siblings: the late Fernanda (Antonio), the late Armando (Chantal), Elisabete (the late Rui), Jaime (Palmira) and Arnaldo (Lurdes).

She is also missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family in Canada, Portugal and France.

Maria will also be dearly missed by her friends at St. Joseph's Place.

Maria's family will receive relatives and friends from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM & 6:00 PM-8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's RC Church (Madison Ave. S., Kitchener, ON) on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at Williamsburg Cemetery (Fisher-Hallman Rd., Kitchener, ON).

If you are unable to attend Maria's funeral mass you are invited to join the service via livestream at on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Grand River Hospital Foundation-Kids Cancer Care with Scotland's Yard would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home).

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