April 9, 1915 – August 10, 2009
Alvalina passed away peacefully on August 10, 2009 in 100 Mile House, BC. She is survived by her loving daughters; Ivone (Jose Antonio), Oliveira and Eulalia (Jose) Vieira; one sister, Alice, of Portugal; grandchildren; Roger (Sabrina) and Robert (Susan), as well as great grandchildren; Brayden and Alyssa. The entire family of Alvalina Rijo wishes to extend our most sincere gratitude to each member of the staff at Mill Site Lodge for the exceptional care and compassion you shared with Alvalina over the years. We would also like to send a special thank you to Dr. Street for his attention and care to Mom, it was always appreciated. A Funeral Mass was held honoring
Alvalina at 11:00am, August 13, 2009 at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in 100 Mile House. A burial in the 100 Mile Cemetery followed the mass. Many thanks to Father Kenneth Anoruo for officiating and to the Catholic Women’s League for providing a lovely luncheon to follow. Donations in Alvalina’s memory are graciously accepted to the Alzheimer Society of BC.
100 Mile Funeral Service entrusted with the arrangements, 250-395-3243.
Condolences can be sent to the family care of www.100milefuneralservice.com.