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April 18, 1927 – Pastinelli, Italy
October 3, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

Maria Ragonese passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 3, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 88.

She will be deeply missed by her sons, Vincent Ragonese (Peggy) and Fernando Ragonese (Sheila); and her son-in-law Franco Canonaco. Maria joins her husband Raffaele Ragonese (1990) and her cherished daughter Caterina Canonaco (2012) in Heaven.

Maria will also be dearly missed by her grandchildren who will cherish the moments they had with their Bella Nonna; Carmela Molloy (Adrian), Joe Canonaco (Laura), Alicia Mazza (Rico), Mathew Ragonese and Nathan Ragonese; her great-grandchildren, A.J. Molloy (Stephanie Wenstrom), Avangeline and Ariana Mazza, who always made her smile. Her sweetness and love will also be missed by her extended families in New York, Italy and by her many friends here in Calgary.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through A special thanks to the staff in Unit 39 at the PLC for their care and compassion.

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  1. Vince, Peggy, and family – so sorry to hear the loss of Vince’s Mom.. She left such an impression on us when we camped at our favorite spot. She has always left an impression on all she meets and will be sure to do that up above. She will me sadly missed… Love from all of the Robins Family.xoxo You are in our thoughts and prayers..

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