12 January, 1952 – 5 February, 2021
Oyha (Lisa) Luarca was born on January 12, 1952 in Pretoria, South Africa. She was the second of five children.
She later moved with her father, mother, and 4 brothers, Robert, Louis, Willie and Richard to Trinidad and Tobago where she would grow up until immigrating to Vancouver, Canada in 1969.
Oyha, also known as Lisa by her close family and friends, loved people. She was a kind and generous person who always thought of others first. She loved to cook and host/attend gatherings and parties. She made sure to serve others first with her exceptional hospitality and always made sure everyone was well-fed. She devoted much of her time to her family and friends. Her charm and smile enlightened any given moment. She loved to watch movies, go for walks with her dog and spend time with her children and grandchild.
She was a loving wife, devoted mother, and caring grandmother.
Oyha departed this life on Feb 5th, 2021. She was predeceased by her mother, Lai Kit Ho and father, So Kee Ho.
She leaves to cherish her memory and is survived by husband, George ; daughter, Priscilla (Bobby); son, Chad; grandson, Prestyn; Four brothers Robert, Louis, Willie, Richard, along with many loving family members and friends.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some Stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never the same. Oyha has truly left footprints on our hearts and in our lives. These giant footprints will never be filled by anyone else. Oyha, we love you and miss you.
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