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SPADAFORA, Anna (nee Lombardi)

July 14, 1934 – San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy
September 24, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Anna Spadafora (nee Lombardi), beloved wife of Giuseppe Spadafora of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the age of 80 years.

Born on July 14, 1934 in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy, Anna and her husband left Italy in 1968 with their six children to start a better life in Canada. She worked for Cara Operations for twenty years and was a well-known chef at the Calgary Airport.

Anna will be lovingly remembered by her husband of sixty-two years Giuseppe; her children, Angela Slavik, Milos Slavik, Franca (Frank) Ammirati, Frank (Rosa) Spadafora, Vince (Teresa) Spadafora, Jack (Connie) Spadafora, Tony (Despina) Spadafora, and her adopted son Dr. Bryant; her nineteen grandchildren; and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Isabella Spadafora, Rosina (Bernardo) Nicoletti, and Marietta Teti; brothers-in-law, Giovanni Olivito and Giovanni Spadafora; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Anna was predeceased by her parents Vincenzo Lombardi and Antonia Nicastro; her infant daughter; and infant great-grandson; also brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and a niece.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church (formerly Our Lady of Grace, 1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Ella Mott and Special Services at the Foothills Medical Centre.

In living memory of Anna Spadafora, 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. Vanessa Angela and Arthur Paterson :

    Tony and family

    Our sincerest condolences to you in this time of sorrow. Our thoughts are with you and your family. May God bless you and give you the strength to heal.

    Sincerely
    The Paterson’s

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  2. fra giuseppe lombardi :

    cari cugini caro zio peppino ricorderemo sempre la cara zia anna ,donna generosa e dal cuore buono ..assicuro preghiere e s.s.messe insieme a tutti i miei familiari porgiamo le piu sentite condaglionze..

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  3. To all of Nonna’s Family,
    I had the pleasure of knowing Nonna Anna since I was a child. We were always welcome at her home where she would feed us, laugh at and with us and tell us how beautiful we all were. As if we were all her grandchildren!! Nonna you will be truly missed by everyone that had the pleasure of knowing you. God has gained an angel and we have all lost a special person here on earth! My deepest sympathies to all of her family, may you all find comfort in all of our thoughts and prayers. Love Always: Carla Gelinas & Family

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  4. RUSSO, FRANK & MARIE :

    Sincere condolences to the family.
    May the comfort and prayers from family and friends help you all during this difficult time.

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  5. Tony & Ida Calabrese :

    To the Spadafora family.May you find the strength and love in one another to get you through this very difficult time in your life’s. May the memories of your lovely wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother live forever.May you find peace in knowing that she is in God’s hands where there will be no more pain or suffering.Look up and always remember her with a smile as she will be watching you all from the heaven’s above.May she rest in eternal peace.

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  6. Demetrio & Doris Staffa :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  7. Bobbie&Tony Succurro :

    Please accept our condolences. Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Heaven just received another angel.
    May God bless you and your family.
    Love Bobbie & Tony

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  8. Bobbie&Tony Succurro :

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Love Bobbie &Tony

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  9. aktonio and Ada Laratta :

    Our condolences, to all of you in this time of sorrow.our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    may God bless and comfort you.

    Ada and tony Laratta.

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  10. Sorry to here the news of Zia Nia’s passing. We send our condolences to the Spadafora’s and all of their extended family.

    Paul, Laura & Amadeo Laratta

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