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GRECO, Maria (nee Mosca)

March 31, 1928 – November 13, 2012

It is with sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother Maria Greco on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the age of 84 years.

Maria was born was in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy on March 31, 1928 to Antonia and Pasquale Mosca. Maria immigrated to Canada in 1956 to join her husband and begin a new life. Family was the center of her life and everyone was family to her. She was a model daughter, sister, wife, mother, nonna, aunt and friend. Maria enjoyed trips back to Italy, long walks with friends and her fitness classes. She will always be remembered for her kind nature and loving heart.

Maria is survived by sons, Joe (Nina), Frank (Susie), John (Ines); and daughter Teresa (Lorenzo Santillo); son-in-law John Durante; seventeen grandchildren; brothers, Carmine (Maria), Salvatore (Fifina), Francesco (Maria), Giuseppe (Rosa), Antonio (Rina) and Giovanni (Loredana); sisters Teresa (Michele Belcastro), Silvana(Luigi Sciarotta); sisters-in-law Caterina Mosca and Filomena Nicastro; and numerous nieces and nephews. Maria was predeceased by her husband Pasquale (2011); son Anthony (2008); daughter Virginia (2005) and brother Saverio (1999).

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.), on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.) on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 10:00a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. A heartfelt thank you to her caregivers, Adelaida Lopez and Adela Avenido for all of their loving care and compassion. The family would also like to extend a thank you to Dr. David Hogan and Joan Matthews.

In living memory of Maria Greco, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Our condolences to all the Greco’s and anyone who knew Maria. Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.

    Ron, Ann, Paul, Stephanie

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  2. Biagio and Josie Oliverio :

    We are saddened by the passing of your mother but blessed for having known such a lovely, kind and motherly lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult period.

    Heartfelt condolences.

    Biagio and Josie Oliverio

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  3. Dear Joe sorry for your loss. I send my condolences to you and your Family during this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers are with you God Bless

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  4. Dale & Cheryl Corbett :

    Joe,

    We are so sorry for your loss.

    Our thoughts are with you and your family at such a difficult time.

    Dale & Cheryl Corbett

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  5. My thoughts are with your family at this time of sadness.

    Sherry Lemay

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  6. Brian & Suzy Pepe :

    Our deepest condolences to the Greco Family, our prayers go out to you at this time of sorrow.

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  7. Donna and Andrew Tarka :

    John, Ines and boys, very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom and lovely Nonna.

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  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    May she rest in peace.
    Kevin and Iris Nugent and family.

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  9. John & Dorothy Hubert, Alison,Gavin & Connor :

    To John & Ines and sons

    Our sympathy and condolences on the passing of your Mother

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  10. HI Teresa & Family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find peace and comfort among friends and family.

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  11. To the Greco Family:
    I am so truly sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Words are never enough to convey my heartfelt sorrow at a time like this. I will always remember Maria as a very kind, loving and caring person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Lora

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  12. Demetrio and Doris Staffa :

    Our prayers and condolences are with your family.

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  13. Elise, Willem and Nick Battocletti :

    Our condolences to wish you comfort and loving memories of Maria bring you peace.

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  14. John, Ines and boys, So sorry to hear of the loss of our mother and Nonna. May the good memories you have give you comfort at this time. Our thoughts are with you.

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  15. Rosemarie Hack :

    I was so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Treasure all the good memories you have of her. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

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  16. Carla Minardi-Campeau :

    To the Greco and Mosca families,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow. May your treasured memories of Maria comfort you.
    Silvio and Maria Minardi
    James and Carla Campeau

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