Maria Carmela Priolo beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother of Calgary, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, April 7, 2005 at the age of 91 years.
Maria was born in Gizzeria, Catanzaro, Italy in 1914. Maria is survived by seven children and their spouses, Lilla (Tony) Daprocida of Cranbrook BC; Joe (Anna), Antonio (Elvira), Salvatore (Linda), Catherine (Carmelo) Daprocida, Luigia, Ottavio (Angela) all of Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband Stefano Priolo in 1991 after fifty six years of marriage, and her son Carmelo’s passing in 1967. She was also blessed with eighteen grand-children and thirteen great-grandchildren. She will be forever cherished and remembered as a loving provider and matriarch.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with the Very Rev. Bryan K. Frank VF, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca.
In living memory of Carmela Priolo, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences