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IANNATTONE, Annita (nee Rossi)

June 17, 1931 – Sant’ Andrea del Garigliano, Frosinone, Italy

April 21, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Annita Iannattone, beloved wife of the late Biagio Iannattone of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Annita was born June 17, 1931 to Carminella Mazzarella and Domenico Antonio Rossi in Sant’Andrea del Garigliano, Frosinone, Italy. She was the second youngest of four sisters. In 1953 she married Biagio and they started a family.  Antonia and Giuseppina were born in Sant’Andrea.  Biagio immigrated to Canada April 1957. Annita and the girls joined him in December of 1958, accompanying her was her younger sister Pasqualina.  They arrived in Medicine Hat and later moved to Calgary where their son Gerardo was born. Annita worked at a variety of jobs.  Her last and favourite job was working at Eaton’s Cafeteria as a short order cook.  What she held most dear was being wife, mother and grandmother and great-grandmother.  She leaves behind her three children and their spouses, Antonia and Domenic, Giuseppina and Tony, Gerardo and Diana.; her cherished grandchildren, Laura, Alessandra, Rita, Lisa, Stephanie, Gianmarco and Michael; and two great-grandchildren Sofia  and  Benjamin.  Annita was predeceased by her husband Biagio, her sisters Maria D’Arpino and Pia Galasso. Annita has one surviving sister and brother-in-law Pasqualina and Biase Giase and sister-in-law Carolina Iannattone all of Medicine Hat.  She is also survived by her numerous nieces and nephews in Canada, Australia, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (640 – 19th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Annita Iannattone, 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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  1. Alfonsina, Vic Bergman :

    Iannattone Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of comara Anita’s passing. So many happy memories we have, of your mom and your whole family. She was a gracious and loving person, always with a smile and welcoming arms. She will truly be missed. Our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

    Alfonsina, Vic and family

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  2. Anna Vespa Stambene :

    Iannattone Family,

    Our sincere condolences on the passing of Annita. We have many great memories of your mother and will keep them close to our hearts. A kind and caring person that welcomed us always. Thoughts and prayers with all of you at this time

    Emma Vespa
    Anna Vespa Stambene

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  3. Silvia Allan :

    We are very sorry to hear of Annita’s passing. She was a very kind woman who always had the brightest smile on her face. We will cherish the wonderful memories we made when first coming to Canada and the friendship we shared over the years.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all,

    Amleto & Luisa D’Alfonso
    Silvia Allan

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  4. Dennis Johnston :

    Pina, condolences from your team here at CNRL, our thoughts are with you.

    -Dennis,
    PRA team

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  5. We would like to send our deepest condolences to your entire family. We hope that all the good memories you spent together will help you through this sad time.
    Cristina e Alberto, Sera and Sue and family and everyone at the Italian Store.

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  6. Fausto Vespa :

    Iannattone Family

    My sincere condolences, I am very sorry to hear about comara Annita’s passing. She was such a loving person with a real big heart, so many happy memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  7. Carl and Mary Pacentrilli :

    Nina and Domenic: So sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. Our condolences to the entire family and our prayers and thoughts are with you today.

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  8. Phillip Grossi & family :

    To Domenic, Nina, & family: my family and I are very sorry to hear about the passing of Annita and we offer you our condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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