Peacefully surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health on Monday, December 3, 2012, Carmina Pizzuto passed away at the age of 82. Beloved wife of Arturo Pizzuto. Loving mother of Angela (Agostino) Bin, Gaspare Pizzuto, and Lucia (Bill) Lee. Cherished Nonna of Silvio (Susan) Bin, Gessica Pizzuto, and Jenna and Alyssa Lee. Treasured Bis Nonna of Sienna Bin. Dear sister of Anna Baldachino and Elena (Vincenzo) Bifano. Predeceased by her parents Nicola and Teresa Rizzo, and by her brothers Natale, Francesco, Salvatore, Fiore, and Mario Rizzo. Carmina was loving and generous, and was devoted to her family. She was a fabulous cook and loved spending time in her garden. She will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved her. Family and friends will be received on Friday, December 7, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with prayers being offered at 8:30 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at St. Benedicts Roman Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Ave., Sarnia. Entombment to follow in Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Kidney Foundation or the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).