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As in life, so in her peaceful transition, with her loving sons, daughters and grandchildren by her side, Emilia Bentivoglio (nee Vairo) passed away February 6, 2013 at the age of 86. Wife of the late Paolino. Born in Cleto, Cosenza, Italy. Predeceased by her parents Antonio and Rosa (Caputo) Vairo. Beloved mother of Franca (late Giuseppe Ferritto), Mario (Sylvie), Giovanni (Natasha), Maria (Fred Williams), Marcello (Lynne), Nello, Silvana (Andre Pace), Anna Toscano, Dino (Karen). Will be sadly missed and never forgotten by her grandchildren Giorgio (Isabella), Elizabeth (Paulo Alves), Lisa, Angelina, Jeremy, Jessica (Matthew Duncan), Stefano, Emily, Cameron, Christina, Amanda, Julia, Brianna, Kayla and Sarah. Great- grandmother to Joseph Anthony, Monica, Zara, Matty and Jamie. Will be missed by many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Sister of Antonia (late Angelo Caruso) and late sister Teresa (Amedeo Metallo). Late brothers Luigi (Rica) of Sault Ste. Marie, Ernesto (Carmina) of Vancouver BC, Giuseppe (Christina) of Cleto Italy, Giovanni (Elvira) of Mantova Italy and Mario of Cleto Italy. Survived & predeceased by many in- laws. Thank you to the dedicated staff of Doctors and Nurses at the Ottawa General Hospital and to the many Nurses and Personal Support Workers at Villa Marconi. A very special thank you to Mario, Sylvie and Lisa for their love, devotion, and exceptional care of our mother, always remembered, never forgotten. Friends may pay respects at the
Kelly Funeral Home, Somerset Chapel
585 Somerset St W. Ottawa ON, K1R 5K1
on Sunday from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral to St. Anthony's Church, 427 Booth Street, for Mass of Christian Funeral on Monday at 10:00 am. Entombment at Capital Memorial Gardens, 3700 Prince of Wales Drive, Nepean. In memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or Kidney Foundation appreciated.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2013