elevated 998Wq December 24, 1953 ~ July 26, 2020

elevated 998Wq Obituary

elevated 998Wq It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Silvana Di Benedetto, on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Margaret Bahen Hospice in Newmarket.

elevated 998Wq Cherished wife and best friend to Nicola (Nick) Di Benedetto for 41 years. Silvana will be greatly missed by her children, David (Daniela) Di Benedetto and Cristina (Luca) Aquino. Adoring grandmother to Alessandra and Isabella and to one beautiful little angel waiting to be born.

elevated 998Wq Silvana’s story is one of love, strength, passion, and perseverance. She was an exemplary role model for her family and everyone around her; an extraordinary teacher that instilled important values and a thirst for knowledge and culture; and a wonder worker for family, friends, and the community – giving others every ounce of her energy.

elevated 998Wq She was a beautiful light in a world that often has a lot of darkness. Silvana’s light will continue to carry on through everyone she touched throughout her life, and especially her grandchildren who she adored more than anything.

elevated 998Wq A photo slide show of some memories over the years can be viewed here.

elevated 998Wq It was Silvana’s wish that in lieu of flowers, friends and family consider making a donation in her memory to the Margaret Bahen Hospice. Visit www.myhospice.ca or call 905.967.1500 x134.

elevated 998Wq Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID 19, only a private family funeral can take place.

elevated 998Wq The Funeral Mass will be available via webcast for those unable to attend. The service will begin at promptly at 9:00 am on Thursday, July 30. 


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