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MARRA, Mario Giovanni

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.

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  1. Nancy Mazzotta :

    Dom and Sylvia and all the Marra family, we are so sorry and saddened by your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very difficult time.
    Love
    Danny, Nancy and Michaela Mazzotta

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  2. Josie & Gerry Scalise :

    Please accept our deepest condolences for this very huge loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

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  3. Carol Bartolillo :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. May the memories you hold in your heart give you comfort. Our sincerest condolences.

    Andrea & Carol Bartolillo

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  4. Joyce Hutchison :

    Angela,
    I was so saddened to read of your dad’s passing. It is hard for a girl to lose her father and my heart goes out to you and the rest of your family. I hope that memories of the happy times will give you strength in the days ahead. You and your family are in my prayers. Take care,
    Joyce (your roommate Jennifer’s mom)

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  5. Mario Sarro,Martha Albanito :

    So very sadden and heartbroken to hear of this terriable loss, our deepest condolences to the Marra family,our thoughts and prayers with you all .

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  6. Teresa Pasquini :

    To my dearest cousins, I am thinking of you during this most difficult time. Words seem inadequate to express the sadness I feel for your loss. Cherish his memory and hold tight to those memories for comfort. Cugina Teresa Pasquini

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  7. Dennis & Nancy Eshpeter :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this difficult time of loss. He touched the lives and hearts of so many people that were fortunate to have known him. May you all be comforted by the thought that many, many people care.
    With our sincere sympathies,
    Dennis & Nancy Eshpeter

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  8. We are so deeply sadden of the passing of Mario.. We will miss his cute smile and the great conversations that we would share. Our deepest condolences from everyone at the Italian store.

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  9. Carlo & Liz Duri :

    Our deepest condolences for this very huge loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

    Carlo& Liz Duri

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  10. Joseph Arcuri :

    Our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to all the family during this time of great sorrow.

    Joe & Cathy Arcuri

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  11. Connie Janis :

    Angela, Dom, Sam & Cathy
    Words are not enough to convey our sympathies during this difficult time. You and your families are in our thoughts.

    Your Dad was an awesome man and he will always hold a special spot in my heart.

    Love
    Connie & Curtis

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  12. Tony Pasquini :

    Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared with your father comfort you now and in the days ahead.

    Your cousins
    Tony, Val and Antonio Pasquini

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  13. Wayne & Shannon Burwash :

    Dear Dom, Sylvia and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to all.
    Thinking of you,
    Wayne & Shannon

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  14. Dear Cathy, Marc & Families
    May your loved one live on,
    In your fondest memories
    May God be with your Dad until you are all together again in a glorious hereafter.
    Deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.

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  15. Demetrio Staffa :

    With Sympathy for You and Your Family.

    From Demetrio and Doris Staffa

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  16. Mina De Vincenzo :

    I can imagine the sorrow and grief that you are going through. When a love one one is taken away, there is nothing in life that can prepare you for it.

    Please accept my deepest condolences and may God see you through this difficult time. Sending you all my love and support.

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  17. John, Rina, Teresa & Domenico Marra :

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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