It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of Antoinette Martella on Saturday, November 24th, 2012. She leaves behind her two beloved daughters Miranda (Roger) and Lianne (Jean-Mark) Castravelli, their father Claude, her three adored grandchildren, Mathis, Hadrien and Gisele, her brothers Stephen (Iolanda ), Frank (Mattea), Rocky (Veronica), Leo (Pierrine), Mike (Mary), her sister Claire (Dean), as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and her dear friends Veneranda and daughter Adrianna, and Bernard. Antoinette was a respected coordinator, principal and teacher within the CSDM and Lester B. Pearson school board, and was a continuing inspiration to many of her colleagues and former students. The family will receive condolences at the Collins Clarke MacGillivray White Funeral Home on Sunday, December 2, 2012 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 3rd at Saint-Patrick's Basilica, 454 René Lévesque Blvd West, Montreal. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name to the Douglas Hospital would be greatly appreciated.
Published in The Gazette on Dec. 1, 2012