William Edgar D'Souza

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It is with great sadness that the family of William Edgar D’Souza announces his passing after a brief illness on 15 April 2020 in Kansas, USA at the age of 87.

Affectionately known as Willie he was originally from Byculla, moving to Bandra and immigrated to Kansas, USA in 1999.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years Yvonne (nee Pereira), his cherished sons Russell(Diane), Darren(Melody) and Randolph(Sharon) and his treasured grandchildren Bianca, Capri, Nicholas, Nathan, Brianna and Savannah.

Waiting to welcome him were his parents Condorceth & Felismina, his sisters Lyra(Oliver), Alice(Teddy), Ida(Florence) and his brothers Sonny(Theresa) and Freddy.

Willie will be fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law Yollande(Sabino), Anstice(Robert (late), his brothers-in-law Dugald (Iris (late), Lionel(Clara), and his numerous nieces and nephews.

Born 9th Dec 1932, he was raised in Byculla. For a few years he worked in Qatar before moving to Bandra, Mumbai. Willie was always very hard working and became partner in Commercial Transport Services which was established by his father-in-law Meropio (late)/Lily(late).

Willie always stayed healthy, focusing strongly on exercise and good eating habits, he loved sport and in his younger years was a very avid hockey player. He had a great love for music and singing which he instilled in all of us and is fondly remembered for singing to the accompaniment of his wife on the piano at family gatherings.

He will be remembered for his loyalty to his family and helpful nature to many that came his way.

His funeral will be held in Olathe, Kansas with very limited participation during these unusual times.

We thank you all for your prayers for our beloved Papa and pray that Our Lord grant him eternal rest.