GAGLIARDI, Triesta – Triesta went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 31, 2013 at the age of 78. Beloved wife of the late Oreste. Dear mother of Rosa (Wayne) O’Hara, Salvatore (Audrey) Gagliardi, Adriana (Aldo) Rocca, Eleonora Gagliardi, and Alex (Elke) Gagliardi all of Sarnia. Grandmother of Derrick (Brianne) O’Hara, Brian (Sarah) O’Hara, Jason (Jillian) Gagliardi, Christine (Marco) DiBona, Marisa (Chris) Betteto, Patrick and Cassandra Gagliardi. Great-grandmother of Emma and Flavia. Sister of Maria Harth, Gina Magnelli and Emilia Carpina. Sister-in-law of Isidoro (Olga) Gagliardi, Inesa (late Carmine) Gagliardi, Eva (Armando) DeSantis and Gina (Peppino) Veltri.. Predeceased by parents Pasquale & Vittoria Pantusa, sister Julia Centile, brothers Nicola and Antonio Pantusa, sister-in-law Erminia (Luciano) Vennari and Antonetta (Peppino) Gismondi. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431. N. Christina St., Sarnia on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Jim Higgins at St. Benedict’s Church on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. Entombment Our Lady of Mercy Mausoleum. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Canadian Diabetes Association, 415 Exmouth St., Sarnia, N7T 8A4.

A tree will be planted in memory of Triesta Gagliardi in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 15th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area

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