Fortunato Granda, beloved husband of the late Maricel Granda, and father of Camille and David Granda of Calgary, Alberta passed away on Thursday October 1, 2020 at the age of 53 years.
Fortunato was born in Pampanga, Philippines on October 14, 1966. He moved to Calgary, AB, Canada in 1997. He graduated from the University of Assumption with a degree in Business. He married the love of his life, Maricel in 1995 and later welcomed two beautiful children into the world.
Fortunato accomplished much throughout his life and was particularly proud of building a life he fervently shared with his wife, children and extended family and friends – whom he loved dearly. He enjoyed playing basketball, walks, spending time with his siblings, watching his sons basketball games, travelling to the Philippines and enjoying ice tea while he gardened with his wife.
Fortunato is survived by his daughter Camille Granda and son David Granda from Calgary, AB. Fortunato is also survived by his two brothers Johnny Granda from Pampanga, Philippines and Perry Granda from Calgary, AB; his sister Precy Hargreaves from Calgary, AB; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Although Fortunato has joined the love of his life – his wife, father and mother in heaven, Fortunato’s bright life will never stop shining in all of the hearts that he touched throughout his life.
A Memorial Service will be held at COUNTRY HILLS CREMATORIUM & FUNERAL SERVICES, 11995 – 16 Street NE on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm.
Due to restrictions for mass gatherings, attendance will be limited to 85 people at a time. Masks will be mandatory.
For those wishing to participate from home, please visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86920010533 and enter the meeting ID: 869 2001 0533
Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at https://www.countryhillscrematorium.ca/obituaries/fortunato-granda/
This is not goodbye and You will never be forgotten my dear childhood friend and classmate. May you Rest In Peace in paradise with the Lord and with your loving wife Maricel. God bless you both ????
I never thanked you enough for all your support through the years. You were always beside me and behind me in all those activities at school and outside of it during our younger years. You made life easier for me. We have been blessed to have walked with you as a classmate and friend.
Condolence , my prayers to all of your family may the Good LORD bless you all this time of your loss
I’m so very sorry that Fort had passed on so young. He was a very nice person, and did all he could to be helpful yo all.
As a Senior at Richmond Park Manor, I knew Fortunato, He was a very helpful, courteous, and polite gentleman. He was always eager to help with anything we needed. I am truly sorry, to hear of his passing. Too young, too soon. To all his family, take care of each other, at this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
I would always keep telling your siblings that you are the most kind and the simpliest among all of them. Our last moment together was bittersweet, we seemingly had the near to perfect birthday salubong for Perry. For the first time in awhile, you smiled and mentioned that these kinds of moments should be done more often. Making our last breakfast together meaningful. There are a lot of things to be thankful for, one of which is trusting me and Perry during your difficult times. Thank you for the kindness,understanding, and the love you have shown us since day one up until I arrived here in Canda. We have learned a lot from you. Where ever you are know that you are guarded by the angels above with atching Maricel welcoming you. Restwell Koy, you are now at peace ?, paalam.
My condolences and prayers to his daughter and son and extended family during this difficult time. Fortunato was a very nice and kind gentleman, always willing to help with a smile.
May he Rest In Peace.
Fort was a pleasant, supportive and easy-going co-worker. I shall miss him.
It is very sad news to hear of the passing of Fortunato. He was always cheerful, courteous and a pleasure to meet. I offer my sincere condolences to Fortunato’s family.