Silvana (Sylvia) DiGiovannantonio of Calgary, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 40 years on Wednesday, February 15, 2006, after a thirty year struggle with kidney disease.
Sylvia was born on July 8, 1965 in Penna S. Andrea, Italy and immigrated to Canada with her family at the age of six months. Sylvia will be remembered for being a fun loving person. Besides her mother Giustina, Sylvia is also survived by a brother, Dominic and Gabrielle DiGiovannantonio of Comox, BC; three sisters, Fran Edwards and Dave Wrigley, Rita and Tony Greco, and Mina Jones; four nieces and three nephews, Tabetha, Carolyn, Lino, Amanda, Christina, Nicco and Alex. She was predeceased by her father Pasquale DiGiovannantonio on January 16, 1999.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, February 19, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Monday, February 20, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the Renal Unit of the Foothills Hospital for the exceptional care given to Sylvia over the past thirty years.
In living memory of Silvana DiGiovannantonio, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences