Mattea D'Alessandro passed away suddenly with her family by her side on January 2, 2013 at the age of 75 years. She is predeceased by her husband Pellegrino. She is survived by her loving family; children Robert, Rose (Jim), Angela, Luciano (Geovanna), Dan; grandchildren Stephanie, David, Peyton, Lorenzo, Cortez; sister Rosa (Andy); brother Francesco (Anne-Maria); and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 525 Slocan Street, Vancouver, B.C. Entombment Ocean View Burial Park, South Mausoleum, Burnaby, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.