IMMACOLATA (ADA) GRELLA Surrounded by family, peacefully passed away in her home on December 23, 2013. Loving daughter of Michele and Tommasina Grella. Cherished sister of Pina, Albino (Lucie), Rico (Diana). Adored aunt to Michael, Alexander, Andrew and Stephanie. She will also be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and her treasured friends. For over 25 years, Ada was a beloved elementary school teacher who brought as much joy and laughter to her students as they brought to her. With her beautiful smile and spirited presence, Ada will be remembered as the selfless, witty woman she was, emanating love, strength and grace throughout each day of her life. "You will forever be in our hearts". Visitations will take place at Ward Funeral Home, Woodbridge Chapel, 4671 Highway 7, Woodbridge, ON (905-851-9100), on Thursday, December 26th from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 27th at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3055 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON. Entombment to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 7300 Highway 27, Woodbridge, ON.
Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 26, 2013