Dos Santos MariaDOS SANTOS, Maria Arlete (nee Henriques) - Passed away peacefully at Sunrise Richmond Hill on Friday, February 9th, 2018.

Beloved wife of 63 years to Manuel dos Santos. Loving mother to Jorge (Ana Paula) and Christina (Marco). Proud and devoted grandmother to Shania.

She will be lovingly remembered and missed by her sisters, Olimpia (Charlie and Clara) and Noemia (Christina, Paula, Rui, Teresa and Fatima) as well as the rest of our extended family, friends both here and abroad.

Her biggest joys was spending time with family and cherished each moment she had with everyone.

Her life was very full with love for travel / fashion / home decor and attending Portuguese community events. Being a seamstress from a young age, Maria Arlete was very talented and really enjoyed designing an outfit for a friend, family member or anyone who wanted to wear one of her designs. Her favourite pieces to design were wedding dresses. She also loved to decorate the family home with the latest trends in home decor. Her favourite places to travel were anywhere there was a beach as she loved the sun and feeling the warmth

We will all miss her smile and her wonderful hugs and love.

Friends and family will visit at the Glen Oaks Funeral Home, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville on Sunday, February 11th from 6 - 9p.m.

A funeral mass will be held on Monday, February 12th at 9am at the chapel in Glen Oaks. Burial to follow at the Glen Oaks Gardens of Remembrance.

If desired, please consider a donation in lieu of flowers to the Heart & Stroke foundation in her memory.