Nella DiValentinPeacefully at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice with her family by her side on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the age of 77.

Beloved and devoted wife of Franco for 57 years. Loving and cherished mother of Kathy Copley (Don), Nancy Bakalarczyk (Rob) and Steve (Christina). Nella is predeceased by her parents Pio and Gemma Mizzau. Proud Nonna of Sarah and Allison Copley, Ryan and Dana Bakalarczyk and Noah and Hannah DiValentin. Dearest sister of Edda (late Sergio) and Guido (late Ada). Sister-in-law of the late Avelino DiValentin (Teresa), late Celina Rossi (late Pietro) and Nella Fachinutti (Alvise). Nella will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and caregivers of the SAH Cancer Clinic, ARCH and the Community Care Access Centre for the wonderful care they provided Mom. A special thank you to all of the friends who have been supportive to Mom and have been such an important part of her life.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 11 am until the time of the Funeral Service in the chapel at 1 pm. Rev. Paul Conway officiating. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions to the SAH Cancer Care Fund would be appreciated by the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com