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Thursday January 3, 2013


Born Antwerp, Belgium on March 23, 1912. Died peacefully at home January 1, 2013, with the support of her loving family. She leaves behind children Claire (late Tom) and Edward (Miriam), grandchildren Monique (Mason), Nicole (Douglas), Eden (Dan), and Jordan and great- grandchildren Neroli, Lauren, Ethan, Jonah and Meyer. Berthe Nunes-Vaz lived a very full life. She leaves a legacy of strength and determination for all who loved her. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Amica at Bayview, devoted caregivers Maricela Altamirano and Yamileth Reyes-Ortega, and Dr. Meg Bennett and Dr. Susan Deering. There will be a celebration of her life on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Elgin Mills Visitation Centre, 1591 Elgin Mills Rd. E., Richmond Hill (SE corner of Leslie and Elgin Mills Rd.), 905-737-1720. Flowers are graciously declined. The family would greatly appreciate memorial donations made to either the Toronto Symphony or the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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