It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maria on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in her 75th year. Beloved wife of the late Eugenio. Loving and devoted mother of Anna Piccoli (Tony) and John (Florenza). Cherished nonna of Luca and Joshua Piccoli. Dear sister of Donato (Maria), Luigi (Enza), Lucia (the late Osvaldo), Livia (Rocco), Anna (Rocco) and Carlo (Madi). Predeceased by her parents Sante and Grazia, and mother and father-in-law Giovanni and Rosa. Maria will be dearly missed by brothers and sisters-in-law, the late Domenico (the late Anna), and Antonietta (Lino). She will be fondly remembered by many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Italy, Belgium, United States and Canada. Visitation at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 454 Highway #8 (east of Millen Road) STONEY CREEK (905-664-4222) on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 2-5 and 6-9 p.m. Prayer Vigil at 8:45 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, 304 Highway 8, Stoney Creek, on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Interment Mountview Gardens, Stoney Creek. If desired, memorial contributions to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation or Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation (McMaster Children's Hospital) would be sincerely appreciated by the family. www.smithsfh.com
'A life of unconditional love, devotion and trust'