With heavy hearts, we say goodbye to Eric Shane Barrato who passed away unexpectedly on December 2, 2019. Eric was born on December 9, 1986, to Evelyn and Efren in Calgary, AB and moved to North Delta, BC in 1987 where he spent the early years of his life. The Barrato’s moved to Calgary, AB in 2000 where Eric spent his teenage and adult years. Here he developed strong relationships and a vast network of friends.
Eric graduated from SAIT in 2007 with a diploma in Piping Design. He went onto work for a variety of Engineering and Procurement companies in Calgary, Edmonton, and Australia. He was revered by his colleagues for his cheerful demeanour, professionalism, and efficiency.
Eric will always be remembered for his infectious smile, his high-spirited nature, and the way that he made his friends and loved ones feel. His ability to make people laugh and bring people together was well renowned.
He loved snowboarding and he enjoyed working out.
Eric relished in the social aspects that life had to offer, he was surrounded with friends and could be counted on to be present at special events.
He is survived by his Mother (Evelyn), Father (Efren Sr.), Sister (Elaine), Brothers (Ed and Efren Jr.), Niece (Charlotte), and Brother-in-law (Jermaine).
Prayers and visitation will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home (Prairie View Chapel, 1605 - 100 Street SE, Calgary) on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church (1525 - 45 Street SE, Calgary) on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens.