ACACIA, Maria (nee ARCANGELI) - March 31, 1924 - July 31, 2021
With a mixture of joy and sadness we celebrate the life of Maria, who passed in her sleep from this life into the arms of her Saviour, Jesus Christ.
Loving mother to Gioia, Franco (Anne), Irene (Arthur), Paul (Sandra), Michael and David (Laura). Cherished grandmother of Vanessa (Gioia), David and Marco (Franco), Alexander (Jennifer), Matthew (Sydney), and Isabelle (Irene), Moira, Sarah and Sebastian (Paul).
Beloved great-grandmother of David and Maria Horwood (Vanessa) and Alistair Wrigglesworth (Alexander).
Maria will be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends worldwide.
Maria was predeceased by her beloved mother and father, Luigi and Elvira (Rocchi) Arcangeli, and by her dear siblings, Paolo and Silvano Arcangeli and Anna Giuntarelli.
Maria is survived by her devoted siblings, Febe Palma, Emma Pallotti and Davide Arcangeli (Elisa) and by her caring in-laws, Silvana and Victor D'Alfonso (Mario's sister and her husband) and Anna Arcangeli (Silvano's widow).
A funeral service will be held at Forward Baptist Church, 1891 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, on Thursday, August 5 (with a slide show commencing at 11:30 a.m., and the service starting at noon).
The livestream will begin at 11:30 a.m. and can be viewed at the link below: forwardbaptist.online.church/ After the slideshow and funeral service finish, interment will take place in Scarborough, Section 19.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Maria's memory may be made to Oasis Dufferin Community Centre (the location where she and Mario pastored for many years) or to a charity of your choice. A link to Oasis is included below: oasisdufferin.org/.