Obituary for Antonietta Boria (Varrasso)
Surrounded by the love of her family, our dear mother Antonietta, peacefully passed away on March 5th in her 81st year. Left to hold onto the most precious memories are her daughter Lisa Barroso, son Marc (Andrea), son-in-law Pino Martino and the loves of her life, her grandchildren Kayla and Lia Barroso and Lauren, Julia and Jonah Boria. Predeceased by her loving husband Zenobio (1975), her adored daughter Linda Martino (2010) and her parents Carlo and Domenica Varrasso and her in-laws Enrico and Antonia Boria. Dear sister of the late Camillo (Finizia), Nunzio (the late Ermilinda), the late Corrado (the late Anna) and the late Joe (Anna). Sister-in-law of Leandra DeAngelis (the late Temisto), Egidio (Anna), the late Alba Gambon (the late Bruno), Ilda Crisafulli (the late Luigi), Armando (Franca) and Emilia Brogin (the late Calisto). Antonietta will be dearly missed by many friends and relatives in Canada, Italy and Australia. Throughout life's journey, mom faced many challenges but always chose to celebrate her blessings. She did so without complaint. Her love of family and friends was her strength and she treasured every moment shared with them. Her faith brought her peace in difficult times and became her guide in her final journey. Family and friends will be received at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 454 Highway #8 (east of Millen Road) STONEY CREEK (905-664-4222) on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 2-5 and 6-9 p.m. with vigil prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 934 Highway #8, Winona on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery, Stoney Creek. Donations to McNally House or the ALS Society would be appreciated by the family. Many thanks to Fathers Bill and Ed, the wonderful staff at McNally House, the homecare providers, especially Sue, Danielle, Christina, Arleen and Falan, as well as Doctors Turnbull, Marshall, Marrone and Weatherdon - your comforting ways brought peace to our family.