Maria Luisa (Paglia) LICHTENFELD
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Passed away suddenly at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the age of 51 of Moonstone and formerly of Murillo. Loved and cherished wife of Andre. Loving mother of Erik (Nick), Chelsie (Terry), and Sarah (Andrew). Beloved daughter of Christina and the late Ennio Paglia. Dear sister of Laura, Tony, Carmelina (Donald), Lisa (Randy), Vinny (Jocelyn), Sandra (George), and the late Claudia. Will be missed by her closest and loving friend Rosa Mihaljevic and by best friend Kelly Salerno and close friends Don, Bobbie, and Gerrie. Sister-in-law of Donata, Regina (Gerry), Margitta, Angelika (Gary), Myriam (Basile), Gisela (John), Loretta (Renslil) and Cara. Will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her mother-in-law Gertrude Gams (nee Thomas) and also predeceased by her friend Arto. Will be missed by her faithful companion Gracie Lou. Maria was a wedding planner, and owned her business Leave It To Me in Thunder Bay and was a former employee of the City of Thunder Bay. Out of respect for our family and friends, because of the current health situation, a Mass of Christian Burial for family will be held at St. John's R.C. Church, Waubaushene. Interment Coldwater Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations in memory of Maria may be made to the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Canada, 19-13085 Yonge Street, Suite #370, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 0K2 (cheques payable to FRWRC). Friends are invited to share their stories and condolences to the family at "We all are totally heartbroken, devastated and will feel a deep loss in our lives forever, but we are comforted knowing you are not in pain and cared for in heaven with God, and in the arms of many Angels. We will love you forever and 1 day, to the moon and back. Erik (Buttacup), Chelsie (Chelly), Sarah (Lou) and Andre (Old Fart)"

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Published in Simcoe County News on Jun. 30, 2020.
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July 4, 2020
o sorry to hear about Maria we were friends in grade school and I thought of her often over the years I will remember our good memories of her bringing over the Michael Jackson off the wall record over and us making up dance moves to it. RIP Maria
Rossana Farno Edwardson
July 3, 2020
Sorry for your loss, deepest condolences. I will always remember her smile and fun loving personality. Andre, know that there are many people in your corner and think of you often. Collin Parkinson
Collin Parkinson
July 2, 2020
Our deepest condolences Andre, Chelsea, Sarah and Erik. We are so sorry for your loss. Patrick and Elizabeth Haner and family
Patrick Haner
July 2, 2020
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Jocelyn Paglia
July 2, 2020
My deepest condolences to you Andre, Chelsea, Sarah and Erik and family. Maria was such a kind and beautiful lady. I am so very sorry for your loss. Xo Cinnamon Allison
July 2, 2020
Andre and family. Very sorry for the loss of your loved one.
Words can never suffice but may God comfort and hold you all
during this time and always. We will be praying for you.
John and Laura Sobolta
July 2, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. Maria had an amazing spirit. She will be missed. Our deepest sympathies go out to the family. Love Uncle Pat, Auntie Phyllis, cousins Steve, Tina and Vince and families.
Tina Falcigno
July 2, 2020
Maria was a warrior in every sense of the word. She was as strong and loyal as anyone I have ever met, while at the same time being truly kind and warm. The world is a lesser place for her passing.
Andre, Debbie and I are so very sorry for your loss.
Debbie Hoyle and Agnew Johnston
July 2, 2020
See you in Heaven Maria
July 2, 2020
Deepest condolences to you all on the loss of a very lovely lady. Memories of times together when our children were growing up in Murillo. Rest Maria. ❤

Melissa and Joey Fraser
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