April 5, 1934 – October 22, 2012
Maria Scarcelli of Calgary, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Monday, October 22, 2012 at the age of 78 years, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
Maria was born on April 5, 1934 to Giuseppe and Caterina Loria in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy. She is survived by her sons, Leonardo (Luisa), Joseph (Dorothy), John (Aida), and Luigi (Sonia); eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Maria is also survived by her sisters, Serafina, Teresina, Rosina, Sr. Anna Saverina, and sister-in-law Silvana. She was predeceased by her husband Luciano.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) today, October 24, 2012 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 Thursday, October 25, 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, the family would request that donations be made in memory of Maria to Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588. The family would like to express their gratitude to the physicians and staff of Unit 102 at the Foothills Medical Centre and at Agape Hospice for their incredible kindness and compassion.
In living memory of Maria Scarcelli, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences