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Jesus "Jess" Diaz Vasquez  
 
 
 
 
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On April 28, 2011, Jesus (Jess) Diaz Vasquez passed away quietly in Renton, WA after struggling for several weeks with pneumonia. A long-time resident of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Teresa Mayordomo Vasquez and daughter, Maria Cecilia Koszarycz (Yuriy).

Jess, born in Placer, Philippines and emigrated to Canada in 1965. He was a pioneer of the Filipino community in Alberta, assisting new Filipino immigrants in their transition to Canada. Later in life, he and Teresa focused on the rights and needs of the Filipino Senior Community through their work with the Golden Horizons Senior Society, Radio Filipino on CKER, and Philippine Horizon newspaper. He will be greatly missed by his daughter, Mari Joy (Mario) Angsioco; sons, Tomas Dennis (Levy) and Jose Dino (Ann); many grandchildren; brothers and sisters in the Philippines; numerous nephews, nieces, and godchildren.

A Prayer Service for Jess will be held at 7:00 pm on Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Connelly McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 114 Street, Edmonton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, May 9, 2011, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 10661 82 Avenue, Edmonton. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Edmonton.
 
 
 
 
In Loving Memory of
Jesus "Jess" Diaz Vasquez
of Edmonton
Nov 16, 1927 - Apr 28, 2011
 
 
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Prayer Service:
Sunday, May 8, 2011
7:00 PM
Downtown Chapel
10011 - 114 Street
Edmonton, AB
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Funeral Service:
Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, May 9, 2011
10:00 AM
St. Anthony
10661 - 82 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
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Interment:
Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum
14611 Mark Messier Trail
Edmonton, AB
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