Maria (Nella) Gioia

1929 - 2012 Passed away peacefully at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital on October 1st, 2012, at the age of 82. She is survived by her children, Jenny (Louis), Joe (Mena), Maria (Mimmo), Felicia (Ray) and Frances. She will be dearly missed by her adoring grandchildren Mark (Amanda), John, Julia Gioia, Clay, Caroline and Mathew. Special thanks to her caregivers, Brigitte, Fina and Antoinette, and to the staff at the JGH Emergency and ICU units. Visitations will take place at Magnus Poirier, 10300 Pie-IX Blvd., Montréal, (Québec) H1H 3Z1, Phone: (514) 727-2847 on Thursday, October 4th from 2 to 5 PM and 7 to 10 PM. A funeral mass will take place at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 5th at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 2875 Sauvé East. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Jewish General Hospital - ICU unit (

Published in Montreal Gazette from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2012