Plastino, LenaIt is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved mother at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Luigi. Loving mother of Gino (Lori), Angela Johnston (Wes), Anthony (Julie), Anna Smith (Chris Shannon) and Michael (Sue). Grandmother of Shanna Fryia (Curtis), Nick Plastino (Amy), Joey Plastino, Wesley Johnston III, Tyler Johnston, Marc Plastino (Jessica), Michael Plastino, Ashley Smith (Kevin), Michael Plastino Jr. and Bianca Plastino. Great grandmother of Liam, Prestyn, Gavyn, Coltyn, Carina and Michael Jr., Aiden, Evan and Anika. Predeceased by her parents Alfredo and Rosina Cesario. Dear sister of the late Rita (late Luigi Verdelli), Lisa (Vincenzo Plastino), late Isabella Cesario, late Maria Cesario and the late Antonio Cesario. Sister-in-law and aunt of many. Lena will be sadly missed by the staff and her friends at the Ontario Finnish Rest Home.

At Lena’s request a private family service was held at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorial contributions made to ARCH or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.

A heartfelt thank you to the nurses and doctors of 3C at the Sault Area Hospital and the staff at ARCH. A special thank you to Dr Ianni for the care and compassion you had for our mother.

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