Obituary – Funeral Details – Rev. Fr. Edwin D’Souza

Father Edwin D’Souza passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence.

Born on January 1, 1937 in India, he was the beloved son of the late Emmanuel and Magdalene D’Souza.

Loving brother of Celestine (late Vincent), late Thomas (Christine), Bernard (Regina), late Pascal, Monsignor Mathew, the late Bishop Alphonse S.J., Pauline (Eddie), Arch Bishop Albert, Maurice (Marina), late Sister Lucy, Sister Eugene, Andrew (Jenny).

Loving uncle of 25 nieces and nephews, 36 great nieces and nephews, and great-great uncle to a niece and a nephew

Father D’Souza was ordained on December 22, 1966 in St. Lawrence Church, Moodubelle, India by Bishop Joseph Albert Rosario.

Arriving in Toronto in 1979, Father D’Souza served in several parishes starting at St. Jude’s Parish, North York; St. John’s Parish, Toronto; St. Ambrose Parish, Toronto; St. Mary’s Parish, Collingwood; St. Mary’s Parish, Brampton; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scarborough; Saints Martha & Mary Parish, Mississauga.

Family and friends may visit at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home, 211 Langstaff Road East (Bayview and Langstaff) on Friday, March 11, 2022 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.  Visitation will also be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Blessed Trinity Parish, 3220 Bayview Avenue (Bayview and Finch).

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. at Blessed Trinity Parish.

Interment will be at St. Augustine’s Seminary, Queen of Clergy Cemetery 2661 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON.

Donations to Rosalie Hall would be appreciated by the family as your expression of sympathy.


On the Blessed Trinity website click on Livestream at the top to view the mass.  Livestream begins 10 minutes prior to the mass beginning.