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STANTE, Anna (nee Giammarino)

September 23, 1928 – April 21, 2012

Anna Stante, beloved wife of Adelmo, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the age of 83, surrounded by her loving family and friends.

Anna was born in Fossacesia, Italy on September 23, 1928. She grew up on their farm with her two sisters and two brothers. Anna immigrated to Canada with her husband Adelmo in 1951. She worked as a cook at the “Isle of Capri” and later at the General Hospital. Anna was renowned for her cooking and baking and her generosity was unyielding. She loved gardening, attending aquasize and visiting with her many friends and family, but most of all she loved her children and grandchildren.

Anna is survived by her daughter Marilyn Stante; sons, Luciano “Sano” (Minette), Domenic, and Glenn (Erika); eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her two sisters, Louisa Bussoli and Maria Menna. Anna was predeceased by her husband Adelmo; and two brothers, Pietro and Donato Giammarino.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (400 Edmonton Trail N.E.) on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Anna can be made to www.madebymomma.org 403-969-0401. In living memory of Anna Stante, 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. Agnes & Rich Banting & Jean DiCiano :

    Our hearts aches for you and your family during this time. Your mother was such an amazing person and she will truly be missed. Our deepest condolences.

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  2. Paolo &Giuseppina De Minico :

    To the Stante families.
    We are saddened to hear about the loss of your dear mother.Our prayers and our thoughts are with you and your famillies. Be strong in this time of sorrow.

    Paolo and Giuseppina De Minico

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  3. Marilyn and family – my sincere condolences. May you take comfort in the fond memories of your mother.

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  4. Luigi De Somma :

    Sincere sympathies to you all in the Stante family during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.

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  5. Scott Bryant :

    My condolences, Sano, to you and your entire family.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  6. Carlo & Liz Duri :

    To the Stante Families

    Our Sincere Sympathies to you all. Our prayers are with you all.

    Carlo & Liz Duri

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  7. Marian Burke and Family :

    Dear Sano, Minette and children: Please accept my condolences at the loss of your mother. I never met her, but one can oftenjudge a mother by the children she raises and, Sano, she must have been so proud of you.

    Marian Burke

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  8. May and Claudio Carnali :

    Dear Sano and Family,

    Please accept our condolences on the passing of Anna Stante. Our hearts are with you at this time; this unfortunate milestone in life we must all face.

    Sincerely,

    May And Claudio Carnali

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  9. Robert De Simone and Lynda Ullathorne :

    Stante family. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this most difficult of times. Zia was a wonderful lady and will be sadly missed. Her spirit and love of family is much admired and reflected in her children and grandchildren.
    God Bless

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  10. We were so very sorry to hear about Anna. It is with great sadness that we send our deepest sympathy and condolences at this very difficult time for your family.

    Victor and Anna Marie Yancey (DiCiano)

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  11. Brenda Edwards :

    On behalf of the Renfrew pool staff please accept our deepest sympathies.

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  12. Val and Ettore Polini :

    To the Stante and Giammarino families, we off our sincere condolences. We will always treasure Anna in our hearts.

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  13. Tim Hull and Anne Fetterly :

    To Sano, Minette and Family, our sincere condolences on the passing of your mother.

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  14. Doris Staffa :

    To the Stante Families.

    Our sincere sympathies to you all.
    Our prayers are with you.

    Demetrio and Doris Staffa

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  15. Paul Colucci :

    Domenic I am so sorry for your loss. I remember the good times we all had in Kelowna last summer when all you guys were at my Uncles house for dinner. Your mom was truly an inspiring person. I will never forget when she said “A lot of work” just to maintain a beautiful garden.

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  16. Josie & Gerry Scalise :

    To: Sano & Glenn & Stante family

    Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this tiime.

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  17. Denise Giammarino and family :

    Dear Stante family, my heart longs to be with all of you at this very difficult time. Your mother was one of the most loving people that enriched my life, and I will always have wonderful memories of her in my heart! I will drink a glass of wine in her honor, and to share in your pain.

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  18. Melina Akins :

    Glenn and family,
    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. My sincere condolences to all of you.
    Melina Akins
    (Maucieri)

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  19. Dina Mancini :

    To the Stante Families,

    We were very saddened by the news of the passing of your Mom. I am truly sorry that we could not attend the services as we were not in Calgary. She will for sure be having tea together with my mom. Take comfort in the wonderful memories, this is a very difficult time for all of you. Take care of each other because that is what your mom would want.

    Dina (Mattucci) and Vito Mancini and family

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  20. To the Stante family, our thoughts and prayers our with you on the lost of your dear mother. She was one of a kind.
    Vic Mafrica

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