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1 Celebrating the life of Theresa Ignatia D'souza Celebrating the life of Theresa Ignatia D'souza

2 Our Tribute Therese, as she was fondly known, was a Guiding Light in each of our lives. This is our tribute to her.

3 The wife.... Born in Mumbai, Therese grew to be a beautiful young woman who soon caught the eye of John Paul, who became her wonderful companion for 50 beautiful years

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5 Their 40 th Wedding Anniversary

6 Therese & John Paul relaxing in their home in Belgaum..... A home which has nurtured their 12 children, and their ever growing family & friends.

7 Therese & John Paul, with the first 3 chidlren Jeanette, Berna & Dolphy

8 Therese with her next 6 children Yvonne, Vida, Maureen, Terence, Steven, Shirley

9 .....and finally, Therese's beautiful twelve children..... complete with Fr. Trevor, Kevin & Jackie.

10 Therese's beautiful daughters.... Picture taken in And her dashing sons. Picture taken in 1990

11 Therese & John Paul with grandchildren at the birthday function of John Pauls 75 th Birthday

12 Therese as a great grandmother...

13 The wife.... The joy of family....f Therese enjoyed the gift of a loving family.

14 A daughter's engagement.....

15 A son's wedding...

16 A son's ordination as a priest...

17 Her Golden wedding anniversary......

18 A grandchild's baptism...

19 A grandchild's wedding...

20 Her 85 th birthday...

21 The wife.... Her other pleasures....

22 At christmas time...

23 Sing-song We will always hear Theresa's beautiful voice singing 'Aabolee & Be with us Mary along the way...

24 Scanning the days events Writing out Christmas cards...personal tou....Writing out X'mas cards...to those near & far.

25 Holiday-ing with family...

26 Conversing with friends......Celebrating friendship.

27 Helping the underprivileged... In 1999, Therese founded We Care, a non profit organization, whose aim is to help the socially underprivileged. Many of those socially marginalized have & continue to benefit from this Endeavour.

28 The wife.... Providence Nilaya.... It was here that Therese spent the last 2 years of her life.... We are grateful to the Sisters, the residents & Therese's help mates Kamla, Jemima & Gouri for their love & service shown towards Mum/Nana till she breathed her last.

29 With Kamla, her caretaker and friend. Many an evening was spent chit chatting and playing jodi. With her fellow residents celebrating her 86 th birthday.

30 Therese......A wonderful wife...An amazing mother to 12...A fun loving grandmother to 27...A doting great grandmother to 20...A social, hospitable & compassionate woman and...A woman of faith

31 Theresa Ignatia D'souza (30 th January 1924 ~ 1 st August 2011)


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