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VERVENA – Maria Nicola (nee DeSantis)

February, 16, 1921 – August 29, 2009

Maria Vervena of Calgary passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the age of 88 years.

Maria was born in Basciano, Italy in1921. She immigrated to Canada to join her husband in 1971 and worked for McLeod Brothers as a seamstress until her retirement.

Maria is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Vince and Karen, Claudio and Susan, and Sergio; a daughter Ida; and seven grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister-in-law Giacomina as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Giovanni in 2002.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 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, September 3, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Maria Vervena, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. LEN AND LINA KOCH :

    OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY GO OUT TO THE FAMILY – VINCE, CLAUDIO, SERGIO AND IDA AND SPOUSES
    SHE WAS A GREAT LADY AND LOVED BY EVERYONE

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  2. Giuseppe ,Lillian & Renato Niro / Gemma Profeta :

    To Ida & Family

    Our Sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

    God Bless You All.

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  3. Giuliana & Ken McKeeman :

    To the Vervena family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Our deepest condolences on the loss of your mother/grandmother.

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  4. Ron & Rosanna Hanania :

    To Vince, Ida and all Vervena family. So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our condolences go to you. God be with your mama and with all of you at this time of sorrow.

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  5. To Vince,
    I was so sorry to hear of the death of your mom. Please pass on my condolences to Sergio, Claudio and a big hug to Ida.
    Bunny

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