elevated 57aXS March 20, 1939 – May 11, 2021
elevated 57aXS 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 57aXS 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 57aXS 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 57aXS 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 57aXS 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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