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PRIOLO, Luigia

March 23, 1950 – September 15, 2011

Luigia Priolo of Calgary who fought valiantly in her last year with us passed away from illness on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at the age of 61 years. She spent her final days at the Southwood Hospice where she received compassionate and supportive care.

Born in Palizzi, Italy in 1950, she immigrated to Canada at the early age of 5 and remained a Calgarian since. Luigia had an eighteen year marriage to Tanvidio Trotta with two surviving children, Remo (Lisa) Trotta, and Janet (Dennis) Mustapic, as well two surviving grandchildren, Anthony and Giuliana Trotta, ages 8 and 7.

In addition to her immediate family, Luigia is also survived by six siblings, Joe (Anna) Priolo, Antonio (Elvira) Priolo, Lila (Tony) Daprocida, Salvatore (Linda) Priolo, Cathy Daprocida, Ottavio (Angela) Priolo; and numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and other extended family.

She was predeceased by brother Carmelo Priolo; father Stefano Priolo and mother Maria Carmela Priolo.

Luigia was spirited, adventurous, and open-minded. Never afraid to follow her curiosity her life lead down several paths and touched many different people. She will be remembered fondly by all of them.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Monday, September 19, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Luigia Priolo, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Remo, Lisa, Anthony and Guiliana,

    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Dino and G

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  2. Luigi & Maria Masocco :

    To the Priolo family, our deep and sincere condolences on your loss. May God be there with you at this time of need.

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  3. Anthony & Rayelyn :

    Prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

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  4. Lita Sweere & Family :

    Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.
    Deepest sympathy to your entire family.

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  5. Janet and Dennis; Remo, Lisa, Anthony and Guiliana

    We hope you are comforted by knowing that even though we are not there we are thinking about you. Hope to see you soon.

    John and family (Kamloops)

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  6. Our prayers are with you at this time of great loss. Luigia will be remembered for her smile and warm loving personality.

    Angelo and Sylvie Mafrica

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  7. The Priolo Family
    Our deepest sympathies at this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Love, Zena and Tony Mafrica

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  8. Vic and Rita Astorino :

    Remo, Lisa, Dennis, Janet, Anthony and Guiliana,

    May you find comfort in your time of sorrow by thinking of special memories of your Mom and Nonna. When I think of her, I will always remember her strength, determination and will for life. Her beautiful, pleasant smile and the way she would look around and see beauty in everything.

    Take care,
    Love your cousins, Vic, Rita, Milania & Delano

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  9. I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom Janet! I am thinking about you and your family. I will be there for you in any way I can.
    Shauna
    (Nephro/Uro clinic)

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  10. Nello & Rosa Serani :

    Remo, Janet & families
    So sorry to hear the sad news, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

    Nello & Rosa

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  11. Janet & Remo,
    We are very sorry to hear of your loss and send our apologies that we cannot attend to support you during this difficult time but our thoughts and prayers will be with you. I will never forget your mom’s uplifting nature.

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  12. May you find peace and comfort in knowing that Luigia is no longer suffering. Remember the good times and may those precious memories shine through your sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Piera

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  13. Claire (Chiara Bruno)&Giovanni Pagnucco :

    To the Priolo family

    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, may God give you comfort
    Claire & Giovanni

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  14. Rosa and Santo Rocca :

    To all of Luigia’s family. I will hold dear my memories of the times that Luigia and I spent together as young women. Her drive and her spirit will always be an inspiration to all who knew her. Her suffering has ended and all is well with her, it is the ones she has left behind that will feel her loss terribly. My prayers go out to you all. Love Rosa and Santo

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  15. To Remo and Janet,

    So Sorry to hear about your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family in this time of need, may God give you comfort.

    Angela Marra and George Nasr.

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  16. Marco, Cathy & Gabriella Sangregorio :

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of the Priolo family.

    May you find strength and peace during this difficult and sad time. Luigia was a very nice person to all, who will never be forgotten. Cherish those precious moments and know that she will live forever in those who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are will you all.

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  17. Jackie (Amantea) Kleiner :

    So sorry to hear of Luigia’s passing.

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  18. Mirella ( milly) , Cam and Rafael Baillie :

    I am very saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a fine lady and a great person. She had a warm loving personality and a great smile. She will always hold a special place in my heart! My thoughts and prayers are with you all! It is a very difficult time for you all but rest assured she is in a better place now. Our sincerest condolences to you Remo and Family and Janet and Family. Unfortunately, we cannot attend the funeral due to our distance ( Chicago, ill) Our Deepest sympathy to you all………….. Love Mirella Cam and Rafael Baillie

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  19. Ida & Darrell Rowat :

    To Janet, Remo, Aunt Cathy and Aunt Lilla and all the extended family,
    So saddened to hear about Luigia’s passing, I will always remember her as a kind-hearted lovely lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

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  20. Such incredibly sad news. The world has lost a genuine, kind and lovely woman. May she rest in peace.
    We are thinking of you Remo, Janet, Cathy and families.

    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Dina and Daniela Vella

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  21. Jennifer & Matteo Ammirati :

    We were so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom Remo. We are sad that we are unable to be there for you at the funeral but know that we are thinking of you and that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything at all please do not hesitate to give us a call. Sending you our prayers. Big hugs to you and your family!

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  22. Mira and Vince Gentile :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. Keep all those happy memories close to your heart. She will be with you always.

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