Eduardo Meza 1942 ~ 2012 Mr. Eduardo Eugenio Meza, beloved husband of 35 years to Silvia Meza, passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at the age of 69 years. Along with Silvia and her family, Eduardo leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Rosa Meza and her family. Eduardo was born in Talcahuano, Chile on August 25, 1942, a son to Jose and Rosa Meza. In 1973, while living in Chile, Eduardo was unlawfully jailed and endured months of torture. The United Nations assisted in his eventual release, and he moved to Argentina. Shortly thereafter, he began the process of applying for refugee status in Canada, settling in Estevan, Saskatchewan. Once there, he opened a cleaning business which he operated successfully for the next 37 years before his eventual retirement when he moved to Medicine Hat. Those wishing to pay their respects did so starting one hour prior to the Funeral Mass which was celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road S.E., Medicine Hat on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at 2:00 P.M. with the Very Reverend Father Philip Le celebrant. Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.cooksouthland.com Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone toll free 1-877-528-6455.