elevated bV79y March 20, 1939 – May 11, 2021
elevated bV79y It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Carmelina Rusciolelli on May 11, 2021 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of 60 years to Nino (deceased), loving mother to Susan (Nick), Sandra (Bill), proud grandmother to George (Irene), Nino (Samantha), Matthew and Kaitlin.
elevated bV79y Carmelina came to Canada from Guardiaregia, Campobasso, Italy, in April of 1951 along with her mother Angiolina and brother Anthony. They were met here by her father Francesco and moved to a home on Presley Avenue in Scarborough. After her education, Carmelina went on to a career in retail and banking before retiring to enjoy time with her grandchildren.
elevated bV79y Many enjoyable summers with family were spent at the cottage Carmelina and Nino built themselves in Muskoka. Carmelina’s green thumb meant the cottage and her house always had a flowering garden and a few tomato plants!
elevated bV79y Carmelina’s skills in cooking and baking were exceptional. Her specialty was Italian dishes and desserts that were enjoyed by all, especially her grandchildren.
elevated bV79y Due to COVID, a private mass and funeral will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 1:30pm. If desired, donations can be made to Scarborough Health Network: Scarborough Grace Hospital – Birchmount Site, 3030 Birchmount Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1W 3W3.
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