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June 23, 1927 – Rieti, Province Rieti, Italy
April 16, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Antonia Argentieri on Monday, April 16, 2018.

Antonia emigrated from Italy and arrived in Calgary in 1958. She found work immediately, since she was such an accomplished seamstress, making wedding and bridesmaid dresses, despite having no knowledge of the English language.

Antonia is survived by her daughter Anna of Rome; two granddaughters, Paola (Roberto) and Carla (Marco); two great-granddaughters, Camillia and Lavinia; her brother and sister-in-law Vinicio and Nicolina; her sister and brother-in-law Giuseppina and Amedeo; and numerous relatives and friends in Canada and Italy.

Antonia was predeceased by her companion Mario Cerova; her parents Giulia and Attilio; her brother Alfio (Giuseppina); and her son-in-law Giancarlo Spaziani in Italy.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.) on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through The family would like to thank the medical team and staff at the Agape Hospice for their care, love and understanding towards Antonia’s final days. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.

In living memory of Antonia Argentieri, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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