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Gladys Plaza

Gladys Plaza

Monday, February 18th, 1957 - Saturday, April 20th, 2019
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Gladys would speak fondly of her childhood. She enjoyed running around in her neighbourhood playing games like tag, climbing up fruit trees to enjoy their sweet nectar, helping her mother sell goods in the market and spending hours of her time chatting with loved ones.

Gladys had an amazing and adventurous adulthood. She had her first child (Jimmy Gavilanes) at the age of 20. In order to have a better opportunity for herself and her family, she immigrated to NYC at the age of 28 where she lived for 3 years. she then proceeded to immigrate to Toronto to be alongside her sister (Juana Sanchez) by 1988. There She met her husband (Manuel Plaza) and birthed three kids (Elvis, Eric and Dianna). She had the opportunity to also be a great grandmother to 4 beautiful grandchildren (Jose, Justin, Aaron and Alessandro). Gladys proceeded to take on the full role of a mother, friend, grandmother, sister and aunt and passed along many life lessons, memorable moments, her contagious smile and her love, to all her children.

Gladys was best known by her friends and family as someone who can get you to smile and laugh. Her facial expression and inappropriate jokes would leave you gasping for air. Not only was she funny but she had a good heart. Countless individuals would express how they would always felt welcomed around her.

Gladys was a tough individual, mentally and physically. She endured some tough pains throughout her life but her most recent battle was too much for her. At the age of 58, Gladys was diagnosed with utrine cancer. At first, she fought cancer to oblivion but unfortunately cancer came back and won.

On Saturday April 20, 2019 - 0950hrs Gladys took her last breath. She will be missed by many but she will stay in our hearts forever.

Te amamos mami, nunca te olvidaremos. Cuida nosotros y descansa en paz.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 26th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home "Weston Room"
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON M9N 1X7
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, April 26th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 26th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home "Weston Room"
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON M9N 1X7
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  • Service

    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    St. Philip Neri Catholic Church
    Address
    2100 Jane Street
    NORTH YORK, ON M3M 1A1
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  • Interment

    Location
    Queen of Heaven Cemetery
    Address
    7300 Highway 27
    WOODBRIDGE, ON L3L 1A5
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  • Reception

    Location
    Ward Funeral Home "Weston Room"
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON M9N 1X7
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Posted at 09:53am
I would like to express my sincerest condolences to Ms. Plaza Family. May you take comfort knowing even though she is resting, John 5:28-29 says that there will be a resurrection, where our Heavenly Father promises to return to life all our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death (Acts 24:15) May this future promise bring you peace now and an amazing hope during this difficult time.
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