elevated Jrk74 Private Visitation
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

elevated Jrk74 Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated Jrk74 Private Funeral Mass
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.                                   

elevated Jrk74 Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated Jrk74 Private Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7

elevated Jrk74 Obituary

elevated Jrk74 Maria passed peacefully on Friday, November 13, 2020 in Richmond Hill, Ontario, at the age of 93.  Beloved wife of the late Grazioso Roman.  Loving mother of Carla Maccarone (Vince) and Gianni Roman (Maria).  Adored grandmother of Sarah and Kristen Roman.  Predeceased by her dear siblings Luigia, Angelo, Alessandro, Rosina and Severino.  Survived by sister-in-law Liliana. Maria will also be missed by her nieces and nephews.

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elevated Jrk74 Maria grew up on a farm in Orcenico Inferiore, Italy with her 5 siblings. Although she enjoyed being with her family, she made the move to Canada after marrying her husband Grazioso Roman. They married by proxy while she was in Italy and he was in Canada.

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elevated Jrk74 In February 1957, they reunited when she arrived in Canada on a boat named Independence. Ironically, family and friends would best describe Maria as independent!

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elevated Jrk74 After coming to Canada, she expanded her family when she had her daughter Carla and son Gianni. Nothing was more important to Maria than family and friends. Over the years, she enjoyed attending dances with Grazioso at the Famee Furlane, where she celebrated countless holidays and events.

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elevated Jrk74 Maria could always be seen with a smile on her face whether she was with her family, preparing incredible meals, spending time with animals or enjoying delicious desserts. When she moved into the Friuli Terrace she spent her days winning games of bingo, getting her hair done, spending time with friends and drinking green beer every St. Patrick’s day. Maria’s talents included remembering everyone’s birthday, making the best crostoli and never leaving any dessert left on her plate.

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elevated Jrk74 Maria lived a life full of joy, laughter and family, she will be dearly missed.

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elevated Jrk74 If you would like to make a donation on Maria’s behalf, please send it to the Friuli Terrace c/o Maria Roman by:

  1. Contacting the office by phone (905 856-4922) or email at ftpropertymanagement@bellnet.ca
  2. Or sending a cheques payable to the Friuli Terrace ( 60 Friuli Court, Woodbridge, ON) by mail.