Almeida, Candida Soeiro, a resident of Chatham and formerly Portugal. Candida Almeida passed away peacefully at RiverviewGardens, Chatham on Thursday December 20, 2012 at the age of 99.

Born in Felgueiras, Portugal daughter of the late Antonio & Teresa (Prazeres) Soeiro. Beloved wife of the late Jose Pereira Almeida (1990). Dear mother of Teresa & Tony Trigo, Chatham; Acacio & Maria Almeida, Chatham; and the late Antonio. Grandmother of  grandchildren, Acacio; Carlos; Victor; Helen; Tony & Celia; great-grandchildren, Dave; Elizabeth; Joe; Felicia; Ezequiel; William; Benjamin; Lydia & great great-grandchildren Makala & Mateo. Friends will be received at the McKinlay  Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair St., Chatham on Sunday December 23, 2012 from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ursulas Catholic Church, Chatham on Monday December 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Matt Kucharski celebrant. Interment in St.AnthonyCemetery, Chatham. Donations in memory of Candida to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at

 McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street  Chatham, Ontario   519-351-2040

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