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elevated 7bEM3 Born: June 4, 1940

elevated 7bEM3 Death: August 28, 2021

elevated 7bEM3 Obituary:

elevated 7bEM3 Mauro, Aurora (nee Bruno)

elevated 7bEM3 Beloved wife and mother, heart of her family

elevated 7bEM3 Passed at home on Saturday, August 28 at the age of 81.

elevated 7bEM3 Daughter and eldest child of the late Rosina and Antonio Bruno, admired sister to Gennaro (late Franca), Luigi (Claire), Mary (Carmelo). Sister in law to late Ercole (Maria), Rose (late Leonardo), late Esterina, Mario.

elevated 7bEM3 Cherished and indispensable wife of 62 years to Francesco (Frank) Mauro and lovingly selfless mother to Lina (Emilio), Tony (Carolyn), Rosemary (Doug). Devoted grandmother to Michael (Andrea), Daniel (Breeda), Matthew, Christopher (Natalie), Brandy (Julian), Robert (Elizabeth), Rachael (Nathan), Nicholas, and Kate. Treasured great grandmother to Mikaela, Marcus, Michael, Juliet, Everleigh, Melina and Adelynn.

elevated 7bEM3 Always placing the needs of others above her own, Aurora lived for her family and nourished them well. Her garden always provided a bounty and she was ready to feed one and all with pasta, soup, chocolate chip cake or lemon cookies. Her strength, devotion and love feed us much more than her food.

elevated 7bEM3 Aurora was the very meaning of matriarch, she held her immediate and extended family together. She was our knowledge keeper, our provider, the rock of our lives.

elevated 7bEM3 We are grateful for the time we had with this very special woman. There are none like her. Aurora leaves a hole in our lives but will forever be in our hearts.

elevated 7bEM3 The family will receive visitors on Wednesday September 1, 2021 at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home, 211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, (west of Bayview Ave). from 3 to 5 pm and 6 to 8 pm.

elevated 7bEM3 A private family Mass will be held at the Chapel of St. Joseph on Thursday September 2, 2021 at 12:00pm.

elevated 7bEM3 The mass will be available for livestream viewing. 

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elevated 7bEM3 In lieu of flowers, we ask that a donation be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in Aurora’s name.