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José Da Encarnação Governo

José Da Encarnação Governo

October 20, 1946 – August 8 2019

Peacefully on Thursday, August 8, 2019, José Governo passed away at the Seven Oaks Hospital at the age of 72 years.


He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Maria Do Rosario; sons Antonio (Yana) and Edgar; daughter Julie (John) Mazsa; beloved grandchildren, Brittany, Brian, Peter, and Elizabeth; and numerous other family members in both Canada and Portugal.


Joe came to Canada from Portugal in 1972 to start a new life. He always worked very hard to give his kids the best he could. He worked in construction, most recently for Nelson River and Bayview; he also worked for Bee-Clean.


Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 in the Immaculate Conception Parish, 181 Austin Street. The casket will be open for viewing starting at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Brookside Cemetery.

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