Filomena DeMaria of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital on Saturday, June 5, 2004 at the age of 87 years.
Filomena was born on November 4, 1916 in Montorio Nei Frentani, C.B., Italy. She immigrated to Canada in 1955 to join her husband. Filomena’s favorite past-times was spending time with her family, baking and gardening. Filomena is survived by her children and their spouses, Louie and Sharon DeMaria, Nina and Keith Brackley, Wilma and Ermanno Fatica, Eda and Gerry DelPinto; and her grandchildren Lori Lowery, Jeffery DeMaria, Silvia and Randy Mauro, Chris Fatica, Liana, Anita and Amanda DelPinto; as well as a great granddaughter Darci Lowery. Filomena was predeceased by her beloved husband of sixty-one years, Joe in 1999. Filomena is also survived by numerous other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North), today, June 8, 2004 at 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Wednesday June 9, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. with the Rev. George Mariadoss, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110. The family would like to thank the staff at We Care Health Services, Southwood Nursing Home and the Rockyview General Hospital unit 46.
In living memory of Filomena DeMaria, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences