AIELLO, Ida (nee Romano) November 11, 1940 - January 12, 2006 With sadness we announce the passing of Ida Aiello at her home on Thursday, January 12, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 65. Loving devoted wife and best friend of Giuseppe Aiello. Devoted mother of Gina (Greg Guilderson), Luigi (Kimberley Forestell), Riccardo (Monica Ayoub), Renaldo (Diana Liebl) and Marcello. Proud nonna to Mikaila, Bianca, Daniel, Chiara and Joleen. Dear daughter of the late Francesco and Natalina (nee Longo) Romano. Precious sister of Maria (Elvezio Saturno), Emma (Saverio Epifano), Giulia Romano and Mirella Cappella. Predeceased by her brothers Ernesto (Maria Ombrissi) and Giacomo Romano (Ernesta Pagliaro). Will be fondly remembered by her brothers-in-law Salvatore Aiello (Luisa Mazzuca), Valentino Aiello (late Esterina Mirabelli), Gino Aiello (Maria DeGrazia), cousins (especially Rose Buffone), nieces, nephews and many friends. The family wishes to thank her daughter Gina for the care and comfort she offered her for so many years. Thanks to Dr. M. Fung Kee Fung, Dr. T. Le, Dr. Barnes and the nursing staff, a special thanks to Kelly-Anne Baines of the Oncology Department at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Dr. M. Farncombe, Caroline Tibbles of the Palliative Care Outreach Program and Bayshore Home Health, their love, patience and kindness provided peace and solace for both Ida and her family. Friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, 585 Somerset Street (Centretown) Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday to St. Anthony's Church for Mass of Christian Funeral at 11 a.m. Entombment Capital Memorial Gardens. In memoriam donations to the Palliative Care Outreach Program and and/or the Ottawa Hospital Foundation Gynecology/Oncology Fund #9733030 would be appreciated. "Come to me, all you who are weary and find life burdensome, and I will refresh you."
Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2006