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PETRILLO, Maria Cristina (nee Cusanelli)

February 14, 1938 – Sepino, Campobasso, Italy
July 16, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Maria Petrillo, beloved wife of Sebastiano Petrillo of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the age of 76 years.

Maria was born, raised and married in Italy. She immigrated to Calgary with Sebastiano in 1960. Maria worked for many years at the Calgary Inn (now The Westin). Family was very important to her. She loved having her family over for Sunday dinners and her grandchildren brought great joy to her life. Maria enjoyed gardening and making wine with Sebastiano. She was very committed to her faith and was an active member and volunteer at Corpus Christi Catholic Church.

Besides her loving husband of fifty-five years, Maria is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Joe and Janet Petrillo; three grandchildren, Lindsay, Laura and Colin; a sister Concetta Cusano; sister-in-law Vitangela Cusanelli; and nieces and nephews, Maria (Rocco) Raimondi, Cristina (Dean) Marcil, Domenico (Angela) Cusanelli, Giovanni Cusanelli and Roberto (Julie-Ann) Cusanelli. She was predeceased by her parents, Domenico and Serafina Cusanelli; her brother Gabriele Cusanelli; and brother-in-law Michele Cusano.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Maria Petrillo, 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. Nadia Cusanelli :

    Sincerest condolences to the family.

    Warm regards,
    Nadia Cusanelli, Montreal.

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  2. Linda and Aldo Laratta and Family :

    Dear Patino Sebastiano and Family,

    We are deeply saddened by the passing of my Patina and sorry for your loss. She will be lovingly remembered always. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


    Linda and Aldo Laratta and Family

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