SORBARA, Maria Itria (nee Alviano) - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Maria, at the Woolcott Wing, surrounded by the love of her family, on Thursday, September 7th, 2016 at 72 years of age.
Beloved wife of Michele for 54 years Loving mother of the late Pasqualina (Greg) Fleming, the late infant Marisa, Angela Ward, Gina (Nabil) Mabrouk, Remo (Anna Marie Sorrenti), Rita Sorbara.
Cherished Nonna of Michael, Sayla, Sophian, Gihanne, Adele, Triestina Marie, Sophia Anne, Christian Michele, Braeden and Noah. Dear sister of Tita (Pietro) Fazari, Luigi (Rosa) Alviano, Vincenzo (Rose) Alviano , Lucia (Andy) Von Flotow and sister in law of Michele Consiglio. Maria will be lovingly remembered by her extended family members and friends.
Maria was predeceased by her parents Arcangelo and Angela Alviano and her sister Candida Consiglio.
The family extends a heartfelt thank you to the nursing staff of the Woolcott Wing for their dedication and compassionate care of Maria.
Relatives & friends may call at J.J. Patterson & Sons funeral home, Welland on Saturday and Sunday, September 10th and 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil prayers will be held there on Sunday at 3 pm.
A funeral mass will be celebrated in St Mary Church on Monday, September 12th at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow.
Memorial donations in Maria’s memory may be made to the NHS Woolcott Wing or St Mary Church.