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June 18, 1925 - 2012
With Dorina's passing on November 12, 2012 our family has lost our beloved matriarch and she has joined her loving husband Artemio, her parents Romilda (Viotto) and Ricardo DeBortoli (Motta di Livenza, Italy) and her brother Alessandro (Norma, Argentina). She immigrated to Canada in 1952 as part of the post war Italian diaspora accompanied only by her first child Ileana, where she rejoined her husband and resided in Tecumseh to continue their family. She is survived by her three daughters, Ileana Pickard (Don) of Charlottetown, PEI, Claudia Cullen (Tim) of Port Perry, Ontario and Mirella Evans (Mike) of Halifax, N.S. Loving grandmother to Angela Schmidt (Kurt) of Toronto, Tony of Vancouver, B.C., Ian (Adalia) of Guelph, Ontario, Alicia Arnold (Cam) of Port Perry, Ontario, Faye, Nina and Sophia and great- grandchildren Liam, Charlie and Sam. She is survived by her brothers Tony DeBortoli (Loretta) of Tecumseh, Ontario, Bruno DeBortoli, her sister Amalia Pastres of Motta di Livenza, Italy and brother-in-law Bruno Furlan (Ida) of Tecumseh, Ontario. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place at the
Marcotte Funeral Home.
12105 Tecumseh Road East, Tecumseh,
on Sunday, November 18 from 1-4 p.m. Funeral service will take place in the chapel on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Anne's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Laing House http://www.lainghouse.org or a charity of your choice.
Published in The Windsor Star on Nov. 17, 2012