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CASALE, Elizabeth “Silvana”

May 15, 1952 – S. Andrea Del Garigliano, Fro. Italy
February 9, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

Our beautiful Elizabeth Silvana Casale was reborn as an angel on the morning of February 9th 2015, at the age of 62 years. Silvana is survived by her loving husband Giovanni, her daughter Josie, her son Joseph, her grandchildren Ashley and Dillon, her mother Giovanna, her Brothers and Sister in Calgary and Halifax, and many more. Silvana was born in S. Andrea Del Garigliano in Italy, during meager times. She was three years old when she made the journey across the ocean to Canada with her mother and siblings, where she was finally united for the first time with her father Luigi. Silvana’s gentle spirit intoxicated everyone who was lucky enough to be in her company. She was selflessly dedicated to her family; she wanted nothing but peace and happiness for all the people around her. She absolutely loved to bake goodness and love into her cakes and pies… let’s not get started on her delicious cookies! She was a successful business woman, who handled every challenge that came her way with grace. Despite the hardships of her illness, she never lost sight of hope, faith, or positivity. Even in her final moments her thoughts were not for herself, but for her beloved family. Her voice, her laughter, her smile, her eyes, her amazing heart and spirit will be forever missed.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. James’ Catholic Church (5504 – 20th Street S.W.) on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Silvana’s name may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222.

In living memory of Silvana Casale, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Please accept our condolences on the loss of your mother, grandmother, sister, and all the other things she was to so many people. Never having met Silvana, I do feel the surety of her goodness and love, from all the remarks I have heard of her. May your memories lift you up, in this difficult time.
    Patricia & Gary Down

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  2. Leo and Yvonne Polini :

    Our deepest condolences to all the family.

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  3. Josie, I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you and your family, and may your memories comfort you.


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