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POLETTO, Livia

April 6, 1940 – Lappano, Cosenza, Italy
October 20, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Livia Poletto, beloved wife of Vitaliano Poletto of Calgary, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 74 years.

Livia and Vitaliano were married October 13, 1963 in Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1966. Livia loved to cook for her family and friends and will be remembered for the meals she prepared. She always put everyone else’s needs before her own and cherished her grandchildren.

Livia is survived by her loving husband Vitaliano, two sons and daughters-in-law, Carlo (Grazia) and Joe (Gemma); five grandchildren, Christina, Vito, Saveria, Domenic, and Isabella; a sister-in-law Maria (Silvio) Minardi, as well as numerous siblings, and other relatives and friends throughout Calgary, Italy and Germany. She was predeceased by her granddaughter Livia Poletto, her parents, a sister and her husband’s parents.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish (1714 – 14th Avenue NE) on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.

In living memory of Livia Poletto, 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. Luigi and Sandra Cicchelli :

    Dear Poletto Family
    Our deepest sympathy and condolences on the loss of your beloved Livia. We remember her always as a kind and generous lady who welcomed us to her home with open arms and a kind and giving heart. May you find comfort in each other and strength in the knowledge that she will always be with you in your hearts.

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  2. Famiglia Massaro :

    A voi tutti le piu’ sentite condoglianze per colei che e’ stata e sara’ sempre considerata per noi come una zia ed amica. Che la sua gioia di vita e simpatia sia un esempio di vivere per noi tutti. Cara Livia, rimarrai per sempre nei nostri cuori.

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  3. Rosie and Gino :

    Vitaliano, Carlo, Grace, Joe, Gemma, Christina, Vito, Saveria, Domenic and Isabella. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Livia was a beautiful person inside and out. She always put a smile on our faces. We will always remember our camping trips and the times we have spent together. May all the wonderful memories you all have help you through this difficult time.

    We are very sorry that we will not be able to be there with each of you but please know we are thinking of you.

    Rosie & Gino

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  4. Maria & Luigi Masocco :

    Our deepest condolences to the Poletto family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. God bless you all.

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  5. Josie & Gerry Scalise :

    Joe Poletto & family;

    So sad to hear about your mom. Please accept our sincere condolences at this very difficult time. Keep the memories close as those can never be take away.

    Josie & Gerry Scalise

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  6. Renato and Lena Angelozzi :

    Joe, Gemma, Vito, Dom and Saveria.
    We are so sorry to hear about your mom. May her memories live with you always. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this very sad time.

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  7. Frank Cortese :

    Our deepest sympathy and condolences for the loss of your Mother/Grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Frank, Maria & Kids

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  8. Ernie and Fernanda Logullo :

    Please accept our deepest Condolences in this time of Great Loss. All Our Love . Ernie and Fernanda Logullo.

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  9. Melinda & Luciano Lupi :

    Carlo, Grace, Joe, Gemma and Families
    Please accept our deepest condolences for the passing of your dear mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  10. Amalia Bellusci & Family :

    It is with great sadness that we hear of your loss. May God give all of you strength during this time. Losing a loved one is never easy and we hope that you can find love and peace in your hearts. God bless all of you and Livia.

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  11. Calabrese Family :

    Uncle Joe and Family, we’re very sorry about your loss and wish we could be there with you during this time. Livia was a sweet lady – We will always remember the family gatherings at the Poletto household and all the wonderful times we spent together.

    Gianfelice, Serina, Gennaro, and Gianluigi

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  12. Caterina and Luigi Mangone, :

    Grazia and Carlo and family, we are saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. Take comfort in the memories of her and her love for all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all…

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  13. Syd and Becky Lindstedt :

    So sorry to hear about Livia. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God’s grace and peace be with you and your family.

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