PROVENZANO, Carmela (Lena)


Peacefully passed away on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at Extendicare Maple View in Sault Ste. Marie.

Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Carmela is dearly treasured for her kind heart, endearing sense of humor and incredible love for her family. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Giuseppe (Joe) for 57 years. Dear mother of Frank (Maria) and John. Loved Nonna of Andrea Gosselin (Nathan) and Alessandra (Aly), and great grandmother of Ender Francesco Gosselin. Daughter of the late Fioramonte and Grazia Ianni-Palarchio, sister of Luigina Mannarino (Late Egidio), Enrico Ianni-Palarchio (Teresina), Mario Ianni-Palarchio (Nadia), Giovanni Ianni-Palarchio (Late Tina), Fernando Ianni-Palarchio (Franca) and late Michele Ianni-Palarchio (Nanda). Daughter-in-law of the late Scipione and Maddalena Provenzano. Sister-in-law of Tina DeGregorio (Late Sebestiano), late Dora and Gesualdo Pagliaro, late Giaconda and Lorenzo Meraglia, late Angelo and Matilde Provenzano, Maria Maione (Late Pasquale), late Rosaria and Luigi Palarchio, late Esterina and Albert Pino, late Linda and Giovanni Meraglia. Fondly remembered by many loving nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E 705-759-2522) on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Funeral service to follow in the chapel at 2 pm with Rev. Ron Ambeault officiating.

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Algoma Residential Community Hospice (ARCH).