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Collados ElviraCOLLADOS-Nunez Elvira - Elvirita passed away peacefully at home in Hamilton, Ontario on Saturday February 4th, 2017 at the age of 105.

Beloved mother of Matilde, grandmother of Juan Pablo & Alejandro, grandmother in-law of Mia and great-grandmother of Alyssa, Juliet and Pablo, sister of Emilio who resides in Spain and most dearest deceased siblings Modesto, Claudio and Julia.

Elvira was born in Spain in 1911. At the age of three her parents Modesto and Elvira immigrated with her to South America, first to Argentina and after nine years to Chile. In 1936 she married Matias who died shortly after, leaving her with her only daughter. She moved with her parents, baby daughter and siblings to Santiago where they pursued University educations. She graduated as a language teacher majoring in Latin and Philosophy. She never stopped studying, obtaining post graduate degree in Spain.

In Chile she held high positions being the director of an experimental program to restructure the secondary education. She was the Principal of a large High School in Punta Arenas, the southernmost city in the world. She participated in an educational program for Latin America by the UN. She taught at University in Chile, Central America and at McMaster in Canada.

She was also an educational book writer and a poet. Nature, the arts and people always delighter her. She will be remembered by family and friends with admiration for her extraordinary courage, intelligence and beauty.

Visitation at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, Burlington on Thursday, February 9th from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. A celebration of Elvirita's life will be held at Bay Gardens Funeral Home - Burlington chapel on Saturday, February 11th at 11:30 am. Cremation will follow.

For those who wish, memorial donations made to Doctors Without Borders, 720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 2T9 would be appreciated.

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Collados ElviraCOLLADOS-Nunez Elvira - Elvirita passed away peacefully at home in Hamilton, Ontario on Saturday February 4th, 2017 at the age of 105.

Beloved mother of Matilde, grandmother of Juan Pablo & Alejandro, grandmother in-law of Mia and great-grandmother of Alyssa, Juliet and Pablo, sister of Emilio who resides in Spain and most dearest deceased siblings Modesto, Claudio and Julia.

Elvira was born in Spain in 1911. At the age of three her parents Modesto and Elvira immigrated with her to South America, first to Argentina and after nine years to Chile. In 1936 she married Matias who died shortly after, leaving her with her only daughter. She moved with her parents, baby daughter and siblings to Santiago where they pursued University educations. She graduated as a language teacher majoring in Latin and Philosophy. She never stopped studying, obtaining post graduate degree in Spain.

In Chile she held high positions being the director of an experimental program to restructure the secondary education. She was the Principal of a large High School in Punta Arenas, the southernmost city in the world. She participated in an educational program for Latin America by the UN. She taught at University in Chile, Central America and at McMaster in Canada.

She was also an educational book writer and a poet. Nature, the arts and people always delighter her. She will be remembered by family and friends with admiration for her extraordinary courage, intelligence and beauty.

Visitation at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, Burlington on Thursday, February 9th from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. A celebration of Elvirita's life will be held at Bay Gardens Funeral Home - Burlington chapel on Saturday, February 11th at 11:30 am. Cremation will follow.

For those who wish, memorial donations made to Doctors Without Borders, 720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 2T9 would be appreciated.

HaltonObituaries.com

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