elevated xHPBl April 4, 1931 – May 27, 2022
elevated xHPBl 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 xHPBl Funeral Mass
Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 1:30 pm
Chapel of St. Joseph- Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
elevated xHPBl Private Entombment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
elevated xHPBl Obituary
elevated xHPBl 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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Your love, guidance, strength and grace shaped our lives forever and showed us the meaning and beauty of life even when things got tough. Your patience and understanding gave us the strength to believe in ourselves. We are forever grateful. Although you are no longer with us, you are within us forever.
Love and missing you, Toni, Wayne and Gabriel
Cara Mamma, sei stata la piu migliore mamma e nonna del mondo. Ti vogliamo tanto bene e sei sempre nel nostro cuore. I love you so much.
George, Mary and family.
Paula Tony and family with our sincerest condolences to your loss May the grace of God peace and love be with you at this time
Possa la terra esserti lieve. 🙏