Death of Joan Bertha Athaide





Sydney, Australia: May 23: It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing, very peacefully after a short illness, of Joan Bertha Athaide, born April 1st 1922, wife of the late John Joseph Athaide, mother of Jeanne (Leonard Fernandes), Rebecca (Tony Reg D’Souza), late Roger, Edwin (Althea). Grandmother to Jonathan (Sharon), Aaron (Miriam), Jolene (Andrew Marks), Donna (Peter Lavins), Nigel (Rosa), Darren and Dean. Great grandmother to: Cole, Logan, Zara, Keira, Xavier, Sienna and Isabelle.  Beloved sister to Jenny De Quadros (late Lenny), late Rita (late Jerry Britto) and the late Phyllis Correya.  Affectionate aunt to several nephews and nieces. The funeral will take place at 11 am on Friday, May 26, with the celebration of Holy Mass for the repose of her soul at St Paul the Apostle Church, 44 Buckleys Road, Winston Hills followed by burial at Castlebrook Memorial Gardens, Rouse Hill. The family is deeply indebted to Constitution Hill where Joan spent her last days. Condolences to tonyregdsouza@gmail.com