ALFANO, Esmeralda (nee Dinoff) - It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Esmeralda Alfano on Thursday, April 5, 2012 in her 93rd year. Esmeralda, beloved wife of the late James Alfano, will be greatly missed by her family, son Vincent (Leslee) and daughters Nadine Pendleton and Denise (Jim Parsons). She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren James, Nadine and Anthony. The family would like to express their gratitude to Jennifer Sultan for her many years sharing in the care of their mother. A private family interment has been held at Pine Hills Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of her life at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Cosburn United Church, 1108 Greenwood Ave. (at Cosburn Ave.). If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.