September 05, 1937 to September 17, 2020
Mom ended her life journey on September 17, 2020 lovingly with Claudia (Rick
Mamros) at her side caring for her every need, adored from afar by Ivana (Jim
Wright) during these extraordinary global times.
Mom is finally reunited with her beloved husband (Guido), mother and father
(Antonia/Celso Franz), sisters Irma (Gildo Gosnagh) and Rina (Camillo Cavalieri).
She is survived by her brother Guiseppe (Graziella), cherished by niece Rina
LaClaire (Bill Bodner), great niece Lia (James Wright) and their children, nephew
Silvano Cavalieri (Melodye), niece Teresa Maria Sittaro, nephew Mario Sittaro
(Rosaria), and her best friend Suzanne Bijak (affectionately referred to as her
We will remember mom’s devotion to her late husband, love of family, enjoying
the company of friends, deep rooted faith, sense of humour, work ethic, love of
music, and terrific cooking. Her resolute fearless courage and desire to leave this
world literally dancing, despite her frailties, will continue to inspire those of us
that love her so deeply.
A special thanks to the care team of staff, doctors, nurses, personal support
workers, and management team led by Trillium Health Partners. Their
compassion, kindness, love and support made mom feel special. They brought
happiness and laughter to her final days. For that we are grateful.
Ci mancherai (You will be missed), mamma