TORCASO, Giannina


Giannina TORCASOIt is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our treasured wife and mother, Giannina, on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in her 81st year, surrounded by her loving family.

Giannina was a pillar of strength for the family, selfless and hard-working, teaching us the importance of “family above all”. Beloved wife of Antonio for 56 years. Loving mother of Michael (Sherry Walsh), Mara (Daniel Patterson), and Enzo (Julie Portelance). Cherished Nonna of Ryland, Jana, Zachary and Mitchell. Daughter of the late Sesto Gramaccioni and Casilda (Moretti). Dear sister of Silvana Nanni (Bernardo), Sabina Luzi (late Livio), Giuseppina Paiarini (late Enzo) and Bino Gramaccioni (Egle). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and family in both Italy and France.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 10 until 11:30 am. Funeral service to follow in the chapel at 12 noon. Rev. Alex Saurianthadathil officiating. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions to the Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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