It is with saddened hearts that the family of Teresa Amaral Cordeiro announce her passing on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Afton Park Place at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Mariano Cordeiro. Loving mother of Teresa (the late Manual) Rego, Manual (Eduarda) Couto, Guilherme (Brazelina) Couto, Fatima (Ernesto) Pacheco and Maria-Jose (Jose-Manual) Cordeiro. Cherished Avô to Tony, Margaret, Lucy, Nancy, Mike, Maggie, Cecilia, Louis, Nelson, Mark, with 21 bisnetos and 1 tresneto. Predeceased by her 4 brothers and 1 sister. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Family was Teresa’s life, she will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Family and friends will be received on Friday, February 28, 2014 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedicts Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia with entombment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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