In Loving Memory
MADDALENA, Santa (nee D’Amico) – It is with great sadness that the family of Santa Maddalena announces her passing on Thursday May 23, 2019 at the age of 89 years. Reunited with her late husband Carmine (2006). Beloved mother to Gina and her husband Enzo DiNardo and dearly missed by her grandson Anthony. Survived by her sister Maria Maddalena as well as sisters-in-law Carmela D’Amico and Grazietta Maddalena. She will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada and Italy. Predeceased by her parents Domenico and Carolina D’Amico; brothers Giulio and Angelo (late Helen) D’Amico; sister Michelina D’Amico; parents-in-law Domenico and Rosolina Maddalena; brothers-in-law Domenico and Fenio Maddalena and Antonio Grieco. Santa was born in Duronia, Italy. She came to Canada in 1951 and settled in Welland. In 1955, she got married and resided in Toronto, moving back to Welland in 1965. She worked at the Welland County General Hospital for 18 years until her retirement in 1992. She was an active member at the Club Castropignano where she enjoyed playing bingo and bocci. At home, she enjoyed her flower gardening and crocheting but mostly her traditional family dinners on Sunday. Relatives and friends will be received at PLEASANTVIEW FUNERAL HOME (2000 Merrittville Hwy, Thorold) on Sunday May 26 from 2:00-4:00p.m. and 6:00-8:00p.m. A Funeral Liturgy Outside of Mass will be celebrated in the Pleasantview Chapel on Monday morning at 10:30a.m. Entombment to follow in Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Niagara in Santa’s memory. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Niagara Community Palliative Care Team. Share your memories, condolences and photos online at www.pleasantviewcemetery.ca
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Santa Maddalena 2019..