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FERRARO – Caterina

May 28, 1936 – April 3, 2011

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Caterina Ferraro (nee Triveri) on April 3, 2011 at the age of 74 years with her family at her side.

Caterina was born May 28, 1936 in Pietrapennata R.C., Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1959 with her husband and two young sons. She was a great homemaker, enjoyed doing needlepoint, crocheting, cooking, family vacations and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Her immense will to live superseded the pain and suffering she endured for the past ten years.

Left to mourn is her husband of fifty-seven years, Raimondo Ferraro, her two sons; Joe and Peter (Mary), grandchildren; Katia, Raymond, Peter, and Michael, sister; Vicki (Nick Piattelli), sister-in-law: Vittoria Ferraro, nephews, nieces and numerous relatives in Canada and Italy.

Caterina was predeceased by her parents Pietro and Anna Triveri and her brother-in-law; Gildo Ferraro.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 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 Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Special thanks to Caterina’s live in caregiver Katherine Mancilla. Thanks to her home care and hospital staff, and Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre. If friends so desire, memorial tributes 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 (888) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.

In living memory of Caterina Ferraro, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Claire ( Chiara )& Giovanni Pagnucco :

    To the Ferraro family, Vicki Piattelli & Family
    May God comfort you at this difficult time, and may the care of friends support you.
    May memories help you cope & faith give you strength.
    Deepest condolences to you all.

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  2. Emmanuella Triveri :

    Raymondo, Vicki, Nick and families:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Cata’s passing. I know that she suffered terribly and am sure that she is now at peace. May God be with you all at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Regards,
    Emmanuella, Ethan, Matteo and Elio Shoemaker (Triveri)

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  3. Angela and Bob Martin :

    Peter, Mary, Ray, Joe and the Entire Ferraro Family
    Our sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved mother. I remember with fondness all the special stories of your mother that Peter would share with me. We know she will be missed.
    Angela and Bob Martin

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  4. Ursula De Marco :

    Caro Zio, Joe, Peter, Mary, Vickie, Nick and all our cugini, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May love bring you comfort and faith give you peace during this difficult time .

    Zia, your courage and strength has humbled us. We will miss you and your warm smile, rest in God’s peace until we are all together again.
    All our love Lina, Peter, Saverio, Jildana & Matteo De Marco

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  5. Josephine and Gennaro Macchia & Family :

    To Cugino Raimondo and family,
    Our deepest condolences for your loss.
    Our prayers are with you in this difficult time.

    Cugina Pina & family

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  6. Jim & Monica Barbaro :

    Raimondo, Joe, Pete (Mary), Vicki and families..
    We are very sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you..I will always remember growing up what a kind and generous person Caterina was, she was a very special person. I remember seeing her when she was ill, how upbeat she was when I ran into her at the store with Ray, she was very brave and strong, may she rest in Peace.

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  7. Neil & Patricia Enright :

    Dear Mr. Ferraro, Joe, Peter & family.

    We offer our deepest sympathy in the passing of Mrs. Ferraro. What a brave woman. You are in our thoughts.

    Neil & Pat

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  8. Renata Triveri :

    Raimondo, Vicki, and all the family:

    May your many wonderful memories of Cata bring comfort and peace during this time of sorrow.

    With love and condolences,
    Renata Triveri

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  9. David & Diana Paisley :

    To Joe and Family:
    We are sorry to hear about the passing of your wonderful Mom; her courage and will to live were remarkable. We are thinking of you at this difficult time; our sympathies to all.
    David & Diana Paisley

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  10. Sam & Kari Pucci and family :

    To the Ferraro Family:
    Our deepest sympathies for your profound loss. May her strength, will and bravery stay with you always and bring you comfort and peace.
    Che Iddio Vi Dasse aiuto.
    Love Sam, Kari & girls.

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  11. Jeanne Pittis :

    Cugino Raimondo & Family,

    We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Our sincerest condolences to all the members of the Ferraro family. May God give you all strength during this most difficult time. We pray that God will give cugina Caterina eternal peace.

    Frank & Jeanne Pittis

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  12. Stephanie Savyn :

    My sincere and heartfelt condolence in this time of your loss. May all the good memories outweigh the grief you feel now. I did not know her, but she looks like she was a most wonderful Italian mama!!

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  13. Larry and Gloria Davidson :

    Our deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother whose will to live is a lesson to us all.

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  14. Phyllis Medori, Julie & Lorenzo Paolucci & Family :

    Mr. Raimondo Ferraro, Joe, Pete (Mary) & Family

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Caterina is now at peace in God’s tender care.

    Phyllis, Julie & Lorenzo

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  15. John & Deanna Braun :

    Dear Peter, Mary, Katia and Peter,
    We were deeply saddened to read of the passing of your mother and grandmother. May God’s comfort be your strength at this difficult time.

    John and Deanna

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  16. Sherry & Marvin Taylor :

    To The Ferraro Family,

    Our Prayers & Thoughts are with you at this time of celebration of your dear moms life, remember all the wonderful times you all spent together.

    With Love from our family to yours,
    Sherry & Marvin

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  17. Pat and Vince Letizia :

    Dear Raimondo, Joe, Pete, Mary and families,

    Cata will be lovingly remembered by many people who also mourn her passing.
    You are in our hearts and prayers.
    Pat and Vince

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  18. Sheilagh and Tony Sims :

    Dear Ray, Joe, Peter, Mary and families,

    We were so sorry to hear of your loss.

    Our thought and prayers are with you all as you mourn her passing and celebrate her life.

    Sheilagh and Tony

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  19. Jerry and Franca DeGusti :

    Joe, Peter, Mary and Family,

    Our thoughts and heartfelt prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

    With Sincere Sympathy,
    Jerry and Franca DeGusti

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  20. Vittorio & Erminia Sarro, Duane & Liliana Norgaard :

    To Vicki & Nick and the Ferraro family,

    Our deepest condolences for your loss. Our prayers are with your entire family at this very difficult time.

    Vittorio, Erminia, Duane and Liliana

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  21. Ken and Myrnie Malvin :

    Hi Joe and Pete,
    Our sincere symphany on the passing of your mom. I will always remeber when we were kids and she told me to “Eat More” your too skinny!!!
    I always remeber the good day we had with each other and our families.
    Ken & Myrnie

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  22. When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.

    We are deeply sorry to hear the passing of Mrs. Ferraro. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    From the management and staff of Woodland Kitchens – Jim Kerr and Jody Berglund Holmes

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  23. Larry and Linda Evenson :

    Sorry to hear your sad news.
    We are sure you have many happy memories.

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  24. Gerry & Josie Scalise :

    Peter, Mary, Katia & Peter(Jr),

    We are very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Please accept our deepest condolences. Keep the memories close as those can never be taken away.

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  25. Raimondo and family. My thought are with you at this time. So sorry to hear about Mrs. Ferraro.

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  26. Deidre Piattelli :

    I am so sorry to hear of you family’s loss. I know the hard struggle that was fought so bravely by Caterina. From Vicky my sister-in-law. I send my condolences.

    Deidre Piattelli

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  27. Jim and Lois Barbaro :

    Raimondo, Joe, Pete and Vicki and Family

    We are saddened by the passing of your wife, mother and sister. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    Jim and Lois Barbaro

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