Obituaries

Lucian Oliver Pinto

02/06/1958 - 17/09/2021

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Obituary For Lucian Oliver Pinto

It is with heavy hearts that we mournfully announce the passing of Lucian Oliver Pinto on Friday, September 17, 2021 at the age of 63 years.

Oliver was born in Karachi, Pakistan on June 2, 1958, the third of four children to Anicet and Aurora Pinto. He worked in the oil and gas industry since the age of 18. He later met his beloved wife Luciana and they spent 38 beautiful years together and raised 3 children; Warren, Wesley and Linzel. The family later moved to Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada where they settled.
Oliver continued working in the oil and gas industry while in Canada and later went on to own and operate a successful business with his family.

Oliver was a hardworking husband and father who always provided for his family, putting their needs before his own. He was very passionate about his store, Panago and spent countless hours there, making sure that everyone was doing their part.
Oliver was a family man and his decisions in life were always to better his family. Sadly, on September 17, 2021 the family lost an incredible husband, father, and grandfather. Oliver's memories and values will always be lived through his family the many people that had the pleasure of meeting him.

Oliver is survived by his spouse, Luciana Pinto, Warren Pinto (son), Ruby Pinto (daughter in law), Wesley Pinto (son), Samantha Pinto (daughter in law), Linzel Easton (daughter), Mike Easton (son in law) Annie Easton, Felix Easton, and Eleanor Pinto (grandchildren) and Charlotte Nunes (sister).

He was predeceased by his father Anicet Pinto, mother Aurora Pinto, and brothers, Gerald and Joseph.
A Viewing for Oliver will be held on Wednesday, September 22, from 7-9pm at Bear Creek Funeral Home 11802 99 Avenue Grande Prairie, with a maximum of 50 attendees at a time.

A funeral service for Oliver will be held on September 23,2021 at 1pm at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 10404 102 Street, Grande Prairie. Please note that due to current COVID restrictions, attendance at the funeral service is limited to invited guests, however, friends and family can watch the livestream by clicking the link below.

Everyone is welcome to join the funeral procession to the Grande Prairie Cemetery following the service at about 2pm.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742 bearcreekfuneral.com

Services

22

Sep

Visitation

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Bear Creek Funeral Home
11802 99 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB T8W 0C7

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23

Sep

Service

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church
10404 102 St
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2W3

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  • This evening it was was shocking to know Oliver passed away. I was a junior to him in school and always admired his athletic skills at ST. Patrick's high school. Later in life we worked together in the oil fields for almost five or more years. He would always crack jokes for laughs and would always motivate every individual to stay happy and forget all the miseries in life. Quinton & Maria Karachi

  • Deeply saddened to hear about Oliver's passing. My sincere condolences to you all, dearest Luciana, Charlotte and families. Remembering the good times in Mariam apartments, the fun we had and Oliver's jokes. He was a great guy, and will be missed! May he rest in peace, Amen. Much love, Judy, Joe and Gareth.

  • So sorry to hear about Oliver's passing away. May his soul rest in peace. My deepest sympathies to the family. You all are in my prayers. Clement.

  • Our sincere condolences to you all. We were so sad to hear of Oliver's passing. He was a really great guy and will be missed.

  • Heartfelt sympathy to Oliver's family and may God grant Oliver's soul eternal rest. Oliver was our classmate in the Cambridge section of Saint Patrick's High School Karachi Pakistan were we completed high school in 1975. Oliver worked in AlKhobar Saudi Arabia for Western Atlas in the mid 1990s were we met up for dinner when his work schedule permitted.

  • Our deepest sympathies to Oliver's Family and Friends. Great memories of our childhood at a enchanted time in a magical neighborhood, where everyone did know your name. Rest In Peace, Oliver. The Todd Family.

  • Way too soon, I will remember the all the great times we had at work and how hard you always worked. I always looked up too as a person. Hearts and prayers to the family.....

  • Those we love, don't go away. They walk besides us everyday. Still loved, missed and very dear. You will be missed greatly by all us. Our prayers are with your family through this difficult time. Savio, Sharmila & Family

  • So sad to hear this news. Heartfelt condolences to the family at this time. All my love to Luciana and Charlotte and families. Lorna Scott. Calgary

  • Very surprised and sad to hear this. Thoughts and prayers for your family during this trying time.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you, Luciana and the family, in this time of grief. Oliver , you will be greatly missed.

  • Sincere condolences to luciana and the family. Shocked and saddened to hear of Oliver's passing. Godfrey's childhood friend. Rest in peace dear Oliver. : Godfrey & Teresa Mendes.

  • Goodbyes hurt the most I pray that the good Lord grant you peace and well-deserved rest.

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