Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 7, 2012. Born in Montallegro, Italy on August 19, 1920. Reunited with her beloved husband, Gaetano (1966). Predeceased by her parents Giovanna and Salvatore Bonadonna. Loving mother to Giovanni and Maria, Sam and Valerie, Angelo and Giacoma. Dear Nonna to Jacqueline and Steve, Gaetano and Mirjana, Jenny-Maria, Jacqueline and Chris, Gaetano and Cori, Tanya and Ryan and Bisnonna to Celeste, Portia, Brycen, Stefana, Anica, Christopher, Michael, Kaitlin, Julia and Jack. She lived for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. They were her pride and joy. Special Aunt to Frank and Susan Bonadonna and family. Predeceased by her sisters and their spouses Teresa Castellana (Leonardo), Vincenza Parisi (Tommaso), Giuseppina Bonadonna (Paolo), her brother Francesco Bonadonna and wife (Vincenza), her brothers-in-law and their spouses Damiano Ferraro (Maria) Innocenzo Ferraro and sister-in-law Giuseppina Di Giovanni (Alfonso). Survived by her sister-in-law Giuseppina Ferraro of Italy. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy. A special thank you to the nurses at Met Hospital-5th Floor and the staff at Extendicare Southwood Lakes. Visitation will take place at the
Janisse Brothers-Marcotte Funeral Home
1139 Ouellette Avenue
on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, October 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service from the funeral home at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, October 11, 2012 then to St. Angela Merici Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Heavenly Rest Mausoleum. If you desire, donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
Published in The Windsor Star from October 9 to October 10, 2012