Veronica Marie Teixeira (De Freitas)

January 22, 1938 – June 10, 2022

In loving memory ~
Our family lost our pillar of strength, compassion, love and selflessness on June 10, 2022. Veronica “Tiny” passed peacefully in the arms of her children. She will be profoundly missed by all who loved her.
Veronica is predeceased by her loving soul mate Herbert Terris, father Joseph De Freitas, mother Filomena De Freitas, brothers Lionel, Victor, Lynthia De Freitas and sister Chilha De Freitas.
Veronica is survived by her daughter Susan Van Der Poelen (Marc), son Marc Teixeira (Robin), grandchildren Jenna, Justin, Alena, Ronan, Conall and Niall, four great grandchildren, sisters Aldora Madden, Doris Mitchell and brothers Sidonio, Frank and Dennis De Freitas, sisters-in-law Marion, Sue, Linda, Ursula and Dorothy De Freitas, and many nieces and nephews.
Veronica loved her family to the fullest and cared for all of them deeply. Her beautiful smile beamed the warm and caring person she was to all those around her. Veronica always looked for ways to help others and will be remembered for the truly beautiful and selflessness person she was.
She will be forever missed by her family and dear friends in British Columbia, Ontario, USA, Trinidad and England.
A funeral mass and celebration of life will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Nanaimo, BC, September 24, 2022 at 11:00.
A graveside ceremony will be held at Capital Funeral Home & Cemetery in Ottawa on October 21, 2022.
In lieu of flowers please consider donating to your local food bank, or your local Stroke Recovery Chapter.

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