Suddenly at her home in Strathroy on Thursday October 17th, 2013, Maria Cera passed away at the age of 88. Predeceased by her loving husband Amavel Cera (1988). Dear mother of Fernanda (Fernando) Pinto, Fernando (Fatima) Cera and Amelia (Mario) Picanco. Survived by grandchildren Patrick, Paul, Richard, Pamela, Marco, and Amanda. Cherished great-grandmother of Ella, Bentley, Tiago, and Lilly.Friends will be received at Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy, on Friday, October 18th from 5-9p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at 10a.m. from All Saints Roman Catholic Church, Strathroy with Father Lucio Couto officiating. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. Online condolences may be made at denningfuneralhomes.com. A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Maria.