FOGLIA, Maria (nee Fragale)


Surrounded by all her loving family at Sault Area Hospital on Friday, February 5, 2016 on her 90th birthday.

Devoted wife of the late Giovanni. Loving mother of Salvatore (Janet), Theresa (Domenic) Carchidi, Sally (Tony) Pandzic, Maria (Rick) DiDonato and John (Maria). Cherished Nona of Ralph (Anna), Nancy (Chris), Marisa (Brent), Melissa (Jamie), John (Katrina), Samantha, Sallina (Scott), Lisa-Marie (Mark), Jen (Erik), Angela (Collin), Laura (Adam), Steven (Shelby), Victoria (Matthew), Johnny and Nicholas, Special Nona Bear to her great grandchildren; Joshua, Zachary, Tristan, Kaylob, Ethan, Oliver, Taylor, Avery, Jaxson, Sophie, Mila and Aleks. Daughter of the late Giovanni and Saleta Fragale. Daughter in law of the late Salvatore and Maria Foglia. Sister of the late Luigi (late Irene) Fragale and special friend of Antonietta Panico. Sister in law of the late Maria (late Salvatore) Mangone, late Peter (Luisa) Foglia, late Antonio (Angelina) Foglia, late Guiseppina (Luigi) Iaconis, late Rosetta (Frank) Carchidi, Carmen (Antonietta) Foglia and the late Isabella (late Vittorio) Succuro of Italy. Zia Maria to many nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends may call at O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (corner of Cathcart and St. James St) on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:30am.

Funeral mass to be celebrated at St. Gregory’s Church (71 Estelle St) at 12:00pm with Father Alex Sauruanthadathil officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

The family would like to send special thanks to WeCare, Bayshore, CCAC, especially Leanne, Sue-Ella, Diane and the Palliative Team and the doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers at SAH for the many years of care.

Memorial donations in Maria’s memory may be made to The Algoma Autism Foundation or SAH Palliative Care Fund and would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456.

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