Passed away peacefully in the presence of her family at home on Monday, May 13, 2013 in her 93rd year. Loving wife of the late Gaetano (2012). Dear mother of Giovanna Mistretta (Benny), Lina Cicirello and Vita Pirrello (Al). Proud Nonna and sadly missed by her grandchildren Cathy DeGurse (Frank), Antonella Plommer (Dan), Len Mistretta, Donny Pirrello and Cara Pirrello and by her great grandchildren Justin, Natalie, Sophia, Maya, Amanda, Christina and Benedetto. Dear sister of Angelina Pirrello and sister in law of Maria Cicirello. Also survived by many nieces and nephews in Italy. Predeceased by her mother Michelangela Imperiale and her father Vito Pirrello. A special thank you to Dr. Lucy Pezzutto, Linda Damore, Sara Renouf, Amanda, Olive and Revera staff and Jenna. Thank you to all for your kindness and care. Antonina immigrated to Canada with her family from Sicily in 1966. She and her husband built a life and a future for their family in Canada which they were very proud of. Antonina enjoyed her beautiful garden, and cooking delicious foods for her family. She was a kind, warm, strong and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Visitors will be received at the John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 o’clock. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 345 Lyle Street at York Street on Friday morning May 17, 2013 at 11 o’clock. Interment St.Peter’s Cemetery. Prayers Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. Donations may be made to the St. Mary’s Church Restoration Fund.
Online Condolences may be left at www.donohuefuneralhome.ca