September 10, 1949 – July 26, 2012
Mario Giovanni Marra, beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 62.
Mario was born in San Giovanni in Fiore, Cosenza, Italy on September 10, 1949. He immigrated to Canada in 1968.
Mario was predeceased by his parents Salvatore and Angela Maria and will forever be missed by his children, Angela Marra (George), Caterina Sangregorio (Marco), Salvatore Marra (Maria), and Domenico Marra (Sylvia); his grandchildren, Mario, Elena, Gabriella, Domenico, Massimo, Alessio and Marcello; his sisters, Benardina and Rosa; his brothers, Giuseppe, Domenico, and Serafino; and numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Mario enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. He will never be forgotten!
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Mario’s honour may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Mario Marra, 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