CARDOSO, Benjamin Medeiros

A resident of Leamington, Ben Cardoso passed away at home with his family by his side on Monday, September 3, 2012 at the age of 74. He was born in São Miguel, Azores and was the son of the late Manuel and Irene Cardoso. Beloved husband of Dolentina Cardoso (nee Vidalia). Dear father of the late Billy (1989) and Odalia (1990) Cardoso. Dear brother of Diolinda Pavao and her late husband Luis, Eugunio and Refina Cardoso. Ben will also be dearly missed by many brothers and sisters in law as well as many nieces, nephews and God children.  Ben enjoyed European Football and was a fan of the F.C. Porto. He will be forever remembered by his family as being a true farmer at heart.  Family and friends will be received at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell St. Leamington on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Michaels Church, 21 Elliot St. Leamington on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Fr. Patrick Beneteau celebrant. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park, Leamington. Memorial donations to honour Ben’s life can be made to the charity of your choice and would be appreciated by the family. Condolences and memories can be shared at

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