elevated WztIx Born Vincenza Caruso (nee Zambardo).
elevated WztIx November 27, 1927-June 4, 2021
elevated WztIx With deep sadness and heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our loving mother and Nonna and Bis Nonna. Vincenza passed peacefully with her daughters by her side, at the age of 93. The Lord called Vincenza on June 4, 2021. She has been reunited with the love of her life, loving husband Joe (2017) of 64 years. (December 6, 1952). Dear daughter to the late Rocco and Domenica Zambardo, born in Termini Imerese, Sicily. Vincenza is predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Rocco Zambardo (Maria), Ignazio Zambardo (Maria), Francesca Serio (Damiano), Carmelina Mercurio (Domenico), Antonina Capone (Giuseppe) and Giuseppe Zambardo. Daughter in Law to the late Giuseppe and Provvidenza Caruso.
elevated WztIx In 1954, she arrived to Canada with her fist baby girl (Providenza), at the age of 6 months. They settled in Scarborough, to raise their family of 3 girls. This is where they fulfilled their dream of owning their own business, and worked side by side (Caruso’s Fruit Market 1954-1982). Long time parishioners of St. Theresa Shrine of the Little Flower Church, since 1954. Mom was devoted to her loving husband and children. Her countless stories of growing up in Sicily during the war and moving to Canada will never be forgotten. She shared those stories with us until she was too tired to speak. Leaves behind countless memories, of love, respect, hardships and joys. Vincenza was a women of faith and she, along her husband Joe, were members of the Confraternita dell’ Immacolata of Toronto, an example of their deep faith for the Devine Immaculate Mary.
elevated WztIx She leaves behind, her loving children, Providenza (husband Nello), Mimi (husband Joe), and Josephine (husband Roy). Their Grandchildren Bruno (wife Rose), Josie, Anthony (Amanda), Marco and Marisa. Great grand children Victoria, Antonella, and Maria who will miss their Nonna V. Survived by her sister- in -law, Agostina Caldera (late Agostino Caldera). She will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews, cousins, God children and dear friends. Know that she graciously appreciated every telephone call that she received.
elevated WztIx We would like to thank the co-ordinators, staff and caregivers from Nurse Next Door, Spectrum Health Care, St. Elizabeth Health Care, and the Local Health Integration Network, especially Dr. Sandra Marcus, that supported us along the way, during mom’s illness, especially in her final days, your kindness will forever be remembered.
elevated WztIx In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada https://crohnsandcolitis.ca/.
elevated WztIx Family and friends are invited to view the Funeral Mass on Wednesday June 9, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Please click the link below: