MESSINA, Carmela - God called Carmela Messina peacefully on July 9, 2019 at the age of 97.
She is now reunited in heaven with her loving husband, Agostino and her son, Ignazio (Lucia).
Cherished by her dear children, Amelia (late Cesare DeSimone) and Laura.
Proud grandmother to Richard (Cathy Bertucci), Lia, Deborah (Claudio Illanes), Milena (Massimo Falcicchio), and Giancarlo (Penny DeSimone). Adoring great grandmother to Simona, Thea, Katia, Luca, Sofia, Nicoletta, Natalia, Ava and Stella.
She will be held dear in the hearts of her family, relatives, and many friends.
Visitations will take place at the Vescio Funeral Home Woodbridge Chapel (8101 Weston Rd.) on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 4-9 p.m. and on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 4-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church (150 St. Francis Ave., north of Rutherford Rd.). Entombment to follow at Prospect Cemetery (on St. Clair Ave. West, east of Caledonia Rd.).
If so desired, donations in memory of Carmela Messina may be made to either the Alzheimer Society or to the Canadian Cancer Society.