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September 20, 1942 – May 12, 2012
On Saturday, May 12, 2012, Manuella Toma of Edmonton passed away with her sons and husband by her side at the age of 69 years.
Manuella is survived by her husband Peter; sons, Richard and Patrick; brother, Mario "Gino" and sister, Christina and her mother Eugenia Borsatti of Toronto. Manuella was predeceased by her father Mario.
Born and educated in Romania, Manuella immigrated to Canada where she started a family and balanced a successful career in the best possible way. As a devoted mother and wife, she was also a dedicated news editor for CBC (Radio Canada/ CHFA) for 25 years, as well as an assistant professor of literature at University of Bucharest, Romania.
A special thank you to Capital Care Norwood and home care for their dedicated and compassionate staff. Memorial donations can be made to the Capital Care Norwood, 10410 - 111 Avenue N.W., Edmonton, T5G 3A2.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Connelly McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 - 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on May 16, 2012