elevated yWo1t January 1, 1927 – July 26, 2022

elevated yWo1t Visitation
Friday, July 29, 2022, from  2:00 – 4:00  & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

elevated yWo1t Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated yWo1t Funeral Mass
Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 10:30 am Chapel of St. Joseph, Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated yWo1t For those unable to attend the Funeral Mass in person you may watch via live stream by clicking here.

elevated yWo1t Entombment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

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elevated yWo1t It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved mother Rachele Arduini (nee Mastronardi) on July 26, 2022, while surrounded by her loved ones at Runnymede Healthcare Centre after 95 incredible years of life.

elevated yWo1t Born January 1, 1927, in Torrice, Frosinone, Italy. Beloved wife of Sisto Arduini (predeceased), A loving mother to her five children Salvatore (Maria), Rosanna (Joe Renda), Angela (Joe Leone), Ernesto (Mary) and Michael (Rosalind). A proud and devoted Nonna to Diana (Sergio Roccini), Sandra, Adriano (Deanna), Melissa, Robert, Rachel (Franco), Rosemary (Daniel), Domenic, Matthew, Lauren, and Emilina. Proud great-grandmother to Anthony, Simona, Gianluca, Giuliana, Kate, Giada, Luke, and Allie. She was a sister to 6, aunt, godmother, and adored friend to many.

elevated yWo1t Rachele was an independent, strong, and profoundly caring woman throughout her life. She arrived in 1961 at Pier 21 Halifax Canada by boat with four children in tow to give her family a better life; a true inspiration to us all.

elevated yWo1t We will remember the beautiful memories that we shared and will love her always. The family would like to extend a thank you to the medical staff at Runnymede Healthcare Centre for the special care and compassion they’ve shown Rachele in her final days.

elevated yWo1t May she rest in peace.

elevated yWo1t In lieu of flowers, the family has requested to please give a donation to Humber River Hospital (www.hrhfoundation.ca/your-impact/how-to-give/), Runnymede Healthcare Centre (www.runnymedehc.ca/donate/donating), or Heart and Stroke Society. (www.heartandstroke.ca)