elevated KJLFa (1923-2021)
elevated KJLFa Maria Grazia peacefully passed away at the age of 98 on August 17, 2021. She is survived by her son Cesidio (Joe) & wife Laila, son Michele (Frank) & wife Teatsa, her grandchildren Christine, Nicholas, Michael and Anthony along with Joe’s 3 stepchildren Fareed, Rosie and Amal and his 5 stepgrandchildren Stefanie, Sofia, Ava, Lauren, and Antonio.
elevated KJLFa She was born in the small village of Villavallelonga, Abruzzi, Italy on July 2, 1923. She married Pasquale Ferrari in 1948 and they had 2 devoted sons, Joe and Frank.
elevated KJLFa In 1957 she immigrated to Canada with her two children to reunite with her beloved husband Pasquale who had immigrated 5 years earlier. Together they raised their family and maintained a close and loving relationship with other family members and friends.
elevated KJLFa The light and joy of her life were her 4 grandchildren who in return adored and cherished her. She also embraced and loved the extended families of her children.
elevated KJLFa Grazia lived for her family and shared her warmth and kindness with those who were fortunate enough to know her. She was humble, compassionate, friendly and well respected by many. She will be truly missed, but will forever live in our hearts.
elevated KJLFa The family will be having a public Visitation on Thursday August 19, 2021 from 4pm to 8pm at the Holy Cross Funeral Home.
elevated KJLFa A private Funeral Mass will be held on Friday August 20, 2021