Rosa Valente of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2006 with her family by her side at the age of 85 years.
Rosa was born on March 31, 1921 in Spezano Sila P. Cosenza, Italy, and immigrated to Canada on November 19, 1962 to join her family and start a new life.
She was survived by her brother and sister-in-law Vincenzo and Antonia Valente, and one sister Fiorina Valente from France. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Canada, Italy, France and Switzerland. Rosa was predeceased by her parents, sisters Teresa Aiello, Anna Valente, and brothers, Antonio, Salvatore and Luigi Valente.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY?S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, August 2, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ascension Catholic Church (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.) on Thursday August 3, 2006 at 10:30 a.m.. Graveside Service to follow at Queen?s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 ? 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. Many thanks to New Port Harbour Care Center for their loving and caring support. A special thanks to nurses Jerry and Fay and care givers Rina, Sally, and all staff.
In living memory of Rosa Valente 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