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LIBRADA FRANCISCO SANTOS 1951 - 2011 Surrounded by her loving family, Librada passed away at the age of 60 after a long battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her father Ponciano Francisco. Librada will always be loved and remembered by her husband, Renato Santos, her children: Jesse (Emilaine), Charlie (Lormelyn), her grandchildren: Haiyllee, Brandon, Dremar, her siblings: Emie, Sally, Leng, Nanette, Cecille, Edith, her mother, Adelida Francisco, and her extended Francisco and Santos family. She arrived in Canada at the age of 23. She lived in Winnipeg and started working at Boeing in 1987. During her time with us she made many friends in and outside of work. Librada was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and a selfless, caring and compassionate individual who always put others needs before her own. Regardless of all her hardships and battles with her illness, she always managed to put on a smile and exuded love and happiness. She will be dearly missed by many. Her family would like to thank the staff at CancerCare Manitoba and the staff of Riverview Health Centre for their constant support and kindness in her time of need. The family would like to ask, in lieu of flowers, to please make donations to CancerCare Manitoba in Librada's name. Lamay will be held on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 Midnight at Glen Eden Funeral Home, 4477 Main Street. Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 10 at 12:30 p.m., at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, 748 Keewatin Street with interment to follow at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens, 4477 Main Street. Glen Eden Funeral Home 338-7111 www.gleneden-mb.ca
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on September 07, 2011