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Jose Eduardo Furtado Lima

April 26, 1949 - November 4, 2020

Jose Eduardo Furtado Lima passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by family in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Irene. Loving father of Nancy Howe (Kevin), Elizabeth Aarts (Kevin), Jeff Lima and the late Gilbert Lima (1999). Much loved grandfather of Ethan and Cloe Howe and Calista, Kayden and Addison Aarts. Dear brother of Tiago Delima, Nicolina Benfeito, Maria Jose Camara, Manuel Lima, Esmeralda Branco and Jack Lima. Predeceased by his parents Liberta Furtado Teves Lima and Manuel Furtado Lima. Joe was a parishioner of Mary Immaculate Parish and Holy Cross Parish, and was also a member of the Portuguese Club of London and Local 793 Union of Operating Engineers. Thank you to Dr. Scott Ernst’s team at the London Regional Cancer Program, Dr. Kirk Hamilton, Dr. Ed Stack, Dr. Jill Chettiar and the palliative care team, the Paramed team, and to all of our family and friends who have given us strength, love, and prayers along this journey. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 6th from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Northview Funeral Chapel, 1490 Highbury Avenue North, London. A private Funeral Mass will be conducted on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Mary Immaculate Parish. A private interment will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Registration is required to attend the visitation. For information on how to register for Joe’s visitation, or to leave condolences, please click on the links on the left. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Joe are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program at Victoria Hospital.

Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be restricted. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols are in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory at both indoor and outdoor services.

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Our condolences to the Lima family. Joe will be missed in our community, but the memories he made here on earth will never be forgotten. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jose,Ermezinda De Melo

~ Ermezinda De Melo

Remembrance, Joe Lima

~ Anne Aarts

In loving memory of a brother and uncle.

~ Tiago Delima, Liberta, Victor and Chloe Medeiros

May your family be comforted by the precious memories of Joe Our deepest sympathy Leo & Maria Simas


In honour of a wonderful man, Joe Lima

~ Monika Rhodes

Our condolences at this time of sadness. From the Giura Family.

~ Rosa and Lorenzo Giura

Please accept our most sincere condolences and this small donation in the memory of your father.

~ East Elgin Secondary School Staff Social

Our sincere condolences to the whole Lima Family during this difficult time.

~ Michelle Adams-Beaumont

Our deepest condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Debbie, Nick, Chiara & Serena Zoccano

~ Debbie Zoccano

(Donated to London Regional Cancer Program)

~ YouJin Lee

May love of family and joyful memories help comfort you. With heavy hearts, Shelley, Doug, Delaney

~ Shelley McKellar

In memory of Joe Lima

~ Anne Aarts

Our condolences to your family during this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Xo

~ Daniella Linton

Dear Irene and family, Our sincerest condolences on the death of your husband, Jose. We will keep your family, Nancy, Elizabeth, Jeff and Gilbert (in heaven) in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Tom, Nora, Angela, David (Jewl'Yannah) and Michael Groshok

~ Jose Lima

We are thinking of the family during this time. Theo has fond memories of working with Joe over the years. "Joe, you were the best." Theo & Jackie Kelders and family

~ Theo Kelders

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Lima. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. We are deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you... Steve and Elizabeth Soares

~ Steve and Elizabeth Soares

Melanie and Alice Lukings: Sending all of our love to Irene, Jeff and his entire family. Our deepest condolences. Please know we have been thinking of you all.

~ Melanie Lukings

We are sending our heartfelt condolences to Sra. Irene, Nancy, Liz, Jeff and the rest of the extended family. From Júlio, Guiomar and Lisa Bulhões

~ Julio Bulhoes

Deepest condolences to Elizabeth and family. May your dad be at peace. Julie and Kevin Duncan

~ Julie Duncan

Saddened to learn of Mr. Lima's passing. My deepest condolences to Mrs. Lima, Nancy, Liz and Jeff and the extended family. Rest in Peace

~ Larry Giura

Our deepest condolences to the whole Lima family. From carlos Joao and family

~ Melanie joao

Dear Irene.. our sincere condolences to you and your family. May all the many happy memories you have of your loved one, bring you peace. It was always a pleasure to see Jose’s smiling face and his warm hello’s at church. God Bless you all, love and prayers. Harry and Anna Marie Sleegers

~ Harry and Anna Marie Sleegers

Sincere sympathy to Irene, Nancy, Elizabeth, Jeff and extended family in the loss of your dear Joe. We remember Joe fondly as an outstanding human being and his always- welcoming smile. May it comfort you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Anne Aarts and family

~ Anne Aarts

To the Lima Family, Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. We will always remember Joe with his big smile. May the happy memories you made together help to get you through this very difficult time. With Love, Brian, Lisa, Landon and Dominic De Melo

~ Brian, Lisa, Landon and Dominic De Melo

Our deepest condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Irene. Joe, Deb, Chelsea and Kyle Cabral

~ Deb Cabral

Our deepest condolences to your entire family. We are saddened that we cannot be there to give our condolences personally, but want you to that you are in our thoughts and prayers. My Joe has been telling me so many stories about Joe throughout the years that have always made me smile. He was a kind, loving man that always had a twinkle of mischief in his eyes. He is now at peace and will be looking over you,

~ Grace and Joe Tavares

Our most sincere condolences to Irene and your family. Joe will be missed by many people. Rest in peace friend. Amandio and Lourdes Carvalho

~ Amandio and Lourdes Carvalho

Our condolences to Irene and to all the members of the Lima family. Joe was an amazing man who always had a smile on his face. He will be missed especially by those closest to him. Our prayers are with you all. May you rest in peace Joe. John and Mara Sardo

~ John and Maria Sardo

My condolences to joe lima's family. May god comfort you & give you peace during this challenging time. Louis Simas (Manuela's brother)

~ Louis

Our condolences to Irene and family. Arthur and Lucy Demelo

~ Lucy Demelo

Our deepest condolences to Elizabeth and the family... Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. YouJin, David, Semmi and TaeYoung

~ YouJin Lee

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Take care and hugs. John and Debra LeClair

~ John and Debra LeClair

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