Mirtes Gonçalves Vilela (Iregi)

Mirtes Gonçalves Vilela (Iregi)

Feb 10th 1948 — Dec 2nd 2022 (74 years)

Biography

It is with great regret as we announce the passing of Mirtes Gonçalves Vilela at General Hospital in Hamilton at the age of 74. Loving mother of Gabriel and Andrew, grandmother (Vovó) of Roberto Paulo and Knox. Sister of Ivo♱(Iondes), Idê(Eurípedes♱), Hilda♱(Miron♱), Aparecida(Alaor♱), Maurício♱, Nadir(Roberto♱), Milton(Angélica) e Hildo(Ceres). Daughter of Geraldo Gonçalves de Macedo♱ and Maura Vilela de Macedo♱. Mirtes was a strong and independent woman with a great passion for anything she set her mind to. She graduated with Honours to a Law Degree at a time that women did not have such roles. Had a very successful boutique with her own clothing line. She loved the snow and decided to venture to Canada where she fell in love with Ivan♱, whom she had many wonderful years with. Unfortunately, her battle with Diabetes got the best of her, now she will rest and be forever in our hearts. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will occur at a later date. É com muito pesar que comunicamos o falecimento de Mirtes Gonçalves Vilela no Hospital Geral de Hamilton aos 74 anos. Mãe amorosa de Gabriel e Andrew, avó (Vovó) de Roberto Paulo e Knox. Irmã de Ivo♱(Iondes), Idê(Eurípedes♱), Hilda♱(Miron♱), Aparecida(Alaor♱), Maurício♱, Nadir(Roberto♱), Milton(Angélica) e Hildo(Ceres). Filha de Geraldo Gonçalves de Macedo♱ e Maura Vilela de Macedo♱. Mirtes era uma mulher forte e independente, com uma grande paixão por tudo o que se propunha. Ela se formou com honras em Direito em uma época em que as mulheres não tinham tais papéis. Tinha uma butique de muito sucesso com sua própria linha de roupas. Adorava a neve e decidiu aventurar-se no Canadá onde se apaixonou por Ivan♱, com quem viveu muitos anos maravilhosos. Infelizmente, sua batalha contra o Diabetes levou o melhor dela, agora ela vai descansar e estará para sempre em nossos corações.

Notes of Condolences about Mirtes

Carolynn Ahmarani

2 months ago

Drew, I love you so much. My heart hurts for you, Gabriel and your entire family. I am so grateful that i was able to connect with your Mother this past year. Her journey in this life is so inspirational.

She was strong, full of character and so genuine. Her light radiates through you and Knox and will continue to shine. She will live on, for her beauty and spirit is already in you.

When we dine, your Mother will be in our hearts at the table with us. When we go to the beach or forest, we will revel in her free spirit in the sun. Rest in Peace Mirtes.


Rosemary Baptista - friend

2 months ago

Gabriel, my sincerest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your mother. There are many synonyms to describe this beautiful, multi-talented, caring, generous, compassionate and inspiring soul - LOVE ❤️. Mirtes worked with passion, and ensure the outcome of all her projects were “perfect”. Mirtes was blessed with many gifts: internal and external beauty, masterpiece artist, masterpiece chef, masterpiece fashion designer, accomplished lawyer. Although her accomplishments were many, her greatest accomplishments were her sons. She was generous to a fault. She enjoyed entertaining friends. A deep thinker, and intellect who was ahead of her years on earth. May your children give continuity to your legacy of love and joy for life. You will be greatly missed and never forgotten. Rest In Peace my friend. Until we meet again.

❤️ Voa minha ave 🦅

https://youtu.be/SvEr2JsWizM


Dave Scardino

2 months ago

Ma’am, although we never met, I’ve been a friend of your son for some time now. In the time that we’ve known each other, he’s proven to be a man of his word, passionate in all that he does, and a fierce defender of those he loves, all traits passed down from you, no doubt.

I pray that you’ve now found peace, free of pain, and your family can begin to heal from the tremendous void you undoubtedly left in all of their hearts. Rest in paradise.

Lorenzo Rigatti

2 months ago

Gabriel, I never met your mother, but to read a brief description about her must make you proud to be her son. May her Love, smiles and laughter remain with you and your family forever and ever.

Roger Berridge

2 months ago

Condolonces to you and your family on the passing of your mom Gabriel. I never met your mom but she sounds like she was quite an amazing soul. May her spirit and message continue to live in her sons and following generations.

May God console you and give you the strength to move forward in these trying times Gabriel. God's blessings to you all.

Marilene Guimarães

2 months ago

Minha querida tia Mirtes


O que dizer sobre a vivência q tivemos….

Nossa diferença foi de apenas 6 anos. Sempre a vi com muita admiração, pois já era uma moça enqto eu ainda uma pré adolescente. A imagem daquela moça guerreira , linda, que era uma das 10 mais elegantes de Goiânia, que foi convidada pra concorrer a miss e recusou. Inteligente. Apesar de ser uma advogada, tinha paixão pela costura e criava seus modelos. Eu, era sua herdeira de roupas, sapatos. E sempre chegavam a mim ainda novos. Casou-se a primeira vez com um playboy lindo (Hércules), do qual não teve filhos. Depois casou-se, de novo, com o Alencar (oficial da Aeronáutica), do qual nasceu nosso Gabriel.

Você vivia buscando sempre algo que não encontrava por aqui, no Brasil. Juntou tudo, junto com minha irmã Patricia, e foi se aventurar no Canadá. Onde conheceu o pai do Andrew, Ivan.

Não teve uma vida conjugal duradoura, a qual se deu a um rompimento brusco, o q a atingiu em cheio. Vc trocou tudo para viver com ele, mas não foi valorizada. Tentou, às duras penas, se reerguer, mas sempre vinha o desânimo e caia. Sofreu muito. Mamãe vivia preocupada com a vida q vc estava tendo, mas era sua escolha.

Adoeceu, sozinha….sem as irmãs e irmãos, só com os dois filhos e netos. E eu sei bem o q é ficar apenas com “filhos”. Nunca tem tempo para nós! Fico muito triste em ver q vc morreu sem o aconchego do resto de nossa família. Você uma artista, advogada, vivendo “duramente” em uma terra estranha. Sempre te amamos e admiramos, mas a distância era muito grande!

Mas,….. sua estrada chegou ao fim e agora tenho a certeza que só nos encontraremos na vida eterna.

Te amo minha tia querida!!!!

Com muito carinho, me despeço. Até um dia!!!


Marilene Guimarães


Norm Phansavath

2 months ago

My condolences to and the family Gabe. I remember whenever I came over, your mom was loving, warm and a gentle soul . She made me feel welcomed and fed me lots of with her cultural cooking. She will be forever missed. Heaven gained a beautiful soul. May she rest in peace. God Bless.

Maura Charlotte- apelidada de Chachá pela tia Mirtes

2 months ago

Foram poucos anos de convivência, pois minha tia se mudou para o Canadá quando eu ainda era criança. Depois disso, ela esteve no Brasil por duas vezes e ficou hospedada conosco. Em uma delas, tive a oportunidade de conhecer Andrew, ainda um bebê. Foi uma alegria. Ela encheu a casa com sua personalidade e milhares de receitas deliciosas. lembro em especial do "cream pufs".

A distância, porém, nunca foi suficiente para apagar as melhores lembrança e a grande impressão que ele me causou, com sua beleza, voz, alegria, risada, passeios, fins de semana em sua companhia, vestidinhos costurou para mim e lanches mais lanches, rs. Me mimou muito, essa tinha querida.

Aqui em casa, sempre falamos dela com muita saudade, na esperança de um reencontro. Não deu tempo...

Neste momento, afasto a tristeza e a imagino na companhia de sua mãe, minha avó Maura. Com certeza, ela está muito feliz com esse reencontro.

Para sempre guardada no meu coração.

Siga na luz e siga brilhando, tia!

Michael Festa

2 months ago

I was sadly never able to personally meet you, however it feels like I did some how. Several years back I met your son Drew, and soon after became like family. There has not been a day that has past without hear about you from Drew and how much he loved you. Your light shines through him and Knox and what a light to behold. From the bottom of my heart I offer my condolences and wish you peace in the next life. Love Michael and the Festa family.

Dominic Martello

2 months ago

I never truly knew you but in having come to know your son and grandson I can say assuredly that your light was so bright that it is carried forward by those you leave behind. Your ideals and lessons have been echoed in the hearts of your loved ones and will continue forward through their thoughts and deeds. May you find peace, and rest well.

Elvira Vilela

2 months ago

Mirtes is forever going to be my beautiful and energetic aunt. When I was a kid and teenager I dreamed of growing up exactly like her: independent, brilliant, beautiful as a doll and amazing. I remember she had even been many times invited to be a “miss”, representing her city. But she never wanted. She was like this, beautiful for herself. No need for more. She had her own light. And no misfortune, no suffering took it away from her. She was always full of dreams and plans for her life with her two boys. But life had other plans for her.

As she left Brazil to set new roots in Canada I got afraid to loose contact. But her heart was always warm and everytime we met or talked on phone it was as we never been apart. Her Brazilian family will always miss her. I miss her already.

Linda Lindsay

2 months ago

I never met you mom but I do know that she loved you all in her way. My sincere condolences to you Gabriel and your family for your loss.❤️❤️

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Carolynn Ahmarani

Rosemary Baptista - friend

Dave Scardino

Lorenzo Rigatti

Roger Berridge

Marilene Guimarães

Norm Phansavath

Maura Charlotte- apelidada de Chachá pela tia Mirtes

Michael Festa

Dominic Martello

Elvira Vilela

Linda Lindsay

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