Antonio Duque

Prayers and Tributes

7:00 pm
Sunday, May 7, 2023
McInnis and Holloway Park Memorial
5008 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 243-8200

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Monday, May 8, 2023
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
4747 – 30th Street S.E., Calgary, AB
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Graveside Service to follow at Queens Park Cemetery - Mausoleum.

Obituary of Antonio da Conceicao Duque


November 18, 1937 - Sobral da Lagoa, Obidos, Portugal 
May 1, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta

Antonio “Tony” Duque, beloved husband of Aurora Duque of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023 at the age of 85 years.

Tony was born in Sobral da Lagoa, Obidos, Portugal. He immigrated to Canada in 1967. He was employed with Canadian Pacific Railways, PCL Construction and ATCO Construction. Tony was instrumental in fundraising and building the Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Calgary. He was also an active member of that Parish and the Calgary Portuguese Philharmonic Society. Tony was passionate about gardening, carpentry and helping friends and family with their renovations and building projects. He was very proud of his homemade wine and sausages. He also enjoyed taking trips back to Portugal and traveling throughout Canada and the U.S. Above all, he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.

Tony was predeceased by his parents, Joaquim and Maria Duque, and his sister, Odete Hunter. He is survived by his wife, Aurora, daughter, Maria Venturo (Domenic), son, Nelson Antonio Duque (Jennifer), grandchildren, Cristina Anderson (Adam), Alessandra Venturo, Isabella Duque, Michaela Duque, Lucas Duque and Evalina Duque, and great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Emilia Anderson. Tony is also survived by his brothers, Joaquim Duque, Jose Duque and Carlos Duque and sisters, Maria Paterson, Luisa Duque and Sofia Duque-Needham.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McInnis & Holloway (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (4747 – 30th Street S.E., Calgary, AB) on Monday, May 8, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queens Park Cemetery - Mausoleum. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.

If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 28 Oki Drive NW, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955.8818.

Thank you to all who supported Tony and his family during this difficult time.

In living memory of Antonio Duque, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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