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Ana Elsa Cano De Gomez Zarate

Ana Elsa Cano De Gomez Zarate, 83, passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 24th, 2021 at Richmond Hospital in Richmond, BC. She was born in El Salvador in 1938 to Julio and Noemi Cano. In 1960 Elsa married her sweetheart Luis Gomez Zarate and for 60 years they remained dedicated to each other and their family before Luis’s death in 2019.

Elsa dedicated her life to her family and to her husband’s political career as his assistant since we remember. She is survived by son Luis and daughters Elsa Lorena & Maria Elena.

Predeceased by her father Julio Cano, mother Noemi Campos, and husband of 60 years Luis Gomez Zarate.

She is survived by her son, sons-in-law, and daughters; Luis Gomez Zarate Cano, Douglas Sellars, Elsa Gomez Zarate Cano de Varela, Eduardo Varela, Maria Elena Gomez Zarate Cano de Aguilar, Martin Aguilar.

Her Grandchildren; Eduardo Javier Varela Gomez, Diego Varela Gomez, Rocio de Varela, Aldo Varela Gomez. Adriana Aguilar Gomez de Diaz, Rafael Diaz, Sofia Aguilar Gomez de Miranda, Marlon Miranda.

And her Great Grandchildren; Nicole Varela, Ariela & Lucia Diaz.

No Memorial Service.

Memorial donations may be made in Ana Elsa’s honour to the Canadian Cancer Foundation.

Condolence Messages

  1. Mauricio Tobar

    05 December 2021 2 months ago

    Acompañandoles en su pesar y compartiendo su dolor. Soy testigo de su enorme corazón porque alcanzó cariño hasta para mi durante toda la vida

  2. Mauricio Tobar

    05 December 2021 2 months ago

    Acompañandoles en su pesar y compartiendo su dolor. Soy testigo de su enorme corazón porque alcanzó cariño hasta para mi dursbte tida la vida

  3. María Lourdes Gutiérrez

    04 December 2021 2 months ago

    Un fuerte abrazo Luis. SIEMPRE la recordaré como la GRAN mujer que conocí junto a tu papi.

  4. Luchy Hutchings

    03 December 2021 2 months ago

    A toda la familia mis más sentidas condolencias, por la partida de doña Elsa en especial a Elsa, Tato, Eduardo, Diego y Aldo, los abrazo en la distancia,

  5. Audrey Ball Landry

    03 December 2021 2 months ago

    I never met your mom Luis but always loved seeing your beauiful pictures. She was a beautiful soul just like you my dear friend. I am thinking of you…love alwaysa

  6. Gabriel

    03 December 2021 2 months ago

    I’m so sorry for you lost and I wish well for you and all of your family!!! I will put you and your family on my prayers!!!

  7. Roger & Bode

    03 December 2021 2 months ago

    A sweet woman, a sense of style, and a kind heart…Elsa was all these and more. I know her family, friends, and our family will miss her. She & her husband (Luis) joined us many times for celebrations or just to share a bottle of champagne. We cherish those memories while living in BC and those memories will live on. My condolences to Luis, Doug, and sisters of Luis. RIP, Elsa.

  8. Jeromi

    03 December 2021 2 months ago

    My condolences to you Luis. I know how much you loved your parents and how happy makes you to finally have time to spend with them. I never met your mom but I have not doubts in my mind that she was an an amazing person. Sending love to
    you.

  9. Ana de Magaña

    03 December 2021 2 months ago

    I am sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.

  10. Cathy Bush

    03 December 2021 2 months ago

    My deepest condolences Luis I know I never met your mom but I know you have a lot of respect for her and love her and now she is with her loved on

  11. Sharifa

    02 December 2021 2 months ago

    My love and thoughts always with you Luis and your family!

    I love you always and miss you so much

    Sharifa

  12. Marlon Miranda

    02 December 2021 2 months ago

    Thank you for all the conversations you had with me, for loving me as another grandson.
    I’m sure you are dancing and talking with abuelito and having a party up there, see you both soon ❤️

  13. Taylor & Nicola

    02 December 2021 2 months ago

    Sending regards and love to Elsa’s family at this time. I didn’t get it meet her many times but when I did her love for life and her family always beamed off of her. Always so stylish and beautiful (thanks to Luis I’m sure!) she was a welcoming and warm person that will be sorely missed.

  14. Fredy Jiménez

    02 December 2021 2 months ago

    Sé el amor y la complicidad que tenías con tu mamá, Luis. De mi parte te envío un fuerte y enorme abrazo, con mucho cariño.

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