FARINA, Velia - God called Velia peacefully on November 15, 2012 at the age of 82. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Giulio. She will be cherished by her dear children Antonietta, Liviana (Jimmy DeMaria) and Lorenzo. Proud grandmother of Carlo (Sandra), Domenica "Mimi" (Domenic Figliomeni) and great- grandmother to Angelica, Leora, Carina, Olivia, and Anthony. Velia will always be remembered by her brother Alberico Paniccia (Domenica). She will be held dear in the hearts of her nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and many friends. Visitations will take place at the Vescio Funeral Homes Ltd. (8101 Weston Rd., south of Langstaff Rd., 905-850-3332) on Saturday from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday from 6-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Church (on Jane St., south of Wilson Ave.). Entombment to follow at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery (on Hwy. 27, south of Hwy. 7). If so desired, donations in memory of Velia may be made to the Alzheimer Society of York Region. Online Condolences at

Published in the Toronto Star from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2012