December 4, 1925 – April 5, 2013
In our hearts forever, Luisa Ferrara (nee Valentino) of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 5, 2013 at the age of 87 years.
Luisa was born on December 4, 1925 in Monteforte Irpino, Italy and immigrated to Calgary in 1966. Luisa was a kind, generous, caring, strong woman. A dearly loved wife, a devoted mother, an adored nonna who left us with many wonderful memories that we will treasure forever.
Luisa was predeceased by her husband Antonio; her grandsons, Michael and Christopher; and her brothers, Antonio and Andrea. Luisa is survived by her children, Alberto (Rosetta), Ray (Rita), and Lucy (Luigi); her grandchildren, Anthony Jeff, Janelle, Luisa, and Antonio; her sister Giovanna; and many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 781-1978, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Luisa Ferrara, 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