On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at her residence, Julia Furtado passed away at the age of 79. Beloved wife of Manuel Furtado. Loving mother of Maria Canini (Rick). Cherished grandmother of Lucas, Gina, and Eric. Dear sister of Tony Leonardo, the late Louisa Dias, the late Maria Fernandes, Solome Furtado, and Maria Teixeira. Predeceased by her parents José and Louisa Leonardo. Julia will be deeply missed by all those whose lives she touched. Family and friends will be received on Friday, October 10, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia. Entombment to follow in Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Children’s Health Foundation (Children’s Hospital) (cheques only at the funeral home please).