September 3, 1929 to December 13, 2015
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother.
Elsa was born in Cassola, Italy and passed away on December 13, 2015 in Kitimat, BC at the age of 86. Elsa arrived in Kitimat in 1956 to join her husband and start her new family.
Predeceased by her husband Vladimiro. She is survived by her loving family; sons Ferruccio (Carol), Franco and daughter Nancy (Alan); her grandchildren Nichole (Darren), Michael (Laurel) and Theresa (Hayden) and her five great-grandchildren Lauryn, Benjamin, Raegan, Milania and Hudson; her sister Bianca and many nieces and nephews in Italy.
Elsa left a lasting impression on everyone she met, always greeting people with a warm, friendly smile or a loving hug.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 19 at 1 pm at Christ the King Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation or the BC Cancer Society.
Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. West, Dr. Wahl, Dr. Van Wyk and their staff for their care and compassion towards our mom and our sincerest appreciation and thank you to all the dedicated Acute Care nurses and staff at Kitimat General Hospital.