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Passed away peacefully with her family by her side in the early morning hours of November 06, 2017 at 83 years of age. Devoted wife of the late Giovanni (2016) of 58 years. Loving mother of Joe (Carmela), Susan (Brian O’Neil) and Gino (Rose Salazar) and nonna of Mateo and Gina O’Neil. She is predeceased by her parents Luigi and Gina Lavinio. Dear sister of Mario (Sandra) and Antonio (the late Jean) Lavinio and Diana (Joe) Vandeput; sister-in-law of Maria (Pietro) Mancina, Antonietta (Pete) Mascaro, Tony (Fil) Greco, Sarah (Tony) Amato, and Anna (Sam) Guarascio as well as many nieces and nephews. She will also be sadly missed by close colleague Cathy Chisesi and god daughters Rachelle Petrusenko and Franca Pignanelli.
Known for her high-energy, friendly and selfless nature, she will always be remembered for her devotion to family, friends and business associates. She was the proud owner of Maria’s Custom Workroom, supplying countless interior designers and residents of Windsor and surrounding areas with quality drapery since 1980. The family would like to thank the wonderful team on the Stroke Unit at WRH – Ouellette Campus.
Donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
1st Afternoon Visitation
Parish Prayers 4:30 pm
2nd Afternoon Visitation
Visitation from 12:30 pm until time of Funeral Mass at 1:00 pm