elevated VHac5 April 4, 1931 – May 27, 2022
elevated VHac5 Visitation
Monday, May 30, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated VHac5 Funeral Mass
Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 1:30 pm
Chapel of St. Joseph- Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
elevated VHac5 Private Entombment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
elevated VHac5 Obituary
elevated VHac5 Loreta, who loved to be called “Mama Rita” by her children and grandchildren, peacefully departed her loving family on Friday, May 27, 2022.
Mama Rita was born in Ridotti, Italia, on April 4, 1931 to Domenico and Cristina Panacci; Sorella to Angelo, Giovanna, and Gennaro.
Beloved Wife to Giuseppe “Papa Pepo” Tuzi, Loreta was Mother to daughters Lucia (husband Bernardo), Maria Pia, Paola (husband Tony), Maria (husband George), and son Bruno (wife Josie).
Aside from her children, she doted on her grandchildren Angie, Gabby, Toni, and Rita, Rosie, Joey, and Anthony, Robert, Vanessa, and Victoria, Alessandra and Joseph.
Her great-grandchildren Brandon and Sierra, Alex and Ella, Gabriel, Bianca, Marissa, and Jenna, Nicole, Joseph, William, and Paul, Brianna, Sofia, and Reece, Alessio and Domenico, and Claudio and Elena; and great-great-grandchildren, Joseph and Calliope.
Though small in stature, Mama Rita was a giant of a human being and will be missed greatly and forevermore.
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