April 14, 2010
Born May 11, 1936 in Bagnoli Del Trigno (IS) Italy, passed away on April 7, 2010 in Frankfurt, Germany. Guido is predeceased by his parents Domenico and Rosalinda. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 41 years Giovanna; children Danny (Lana), Tania (Sonny); granddaughter Jada; sister Mariarosa (Giovanni); sisters-in-law Ermelinda, Carmela, Olimpia; brothers-in-law Alvaro (Lucia), Vincenzo (Nicole) and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Guido was a simple straightforward man who had a passion for his business, a love for his heritage, an affinity for playing cards, and a depth of knowledge that was respected by all. Prayers will be offered at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2010 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 525 Slocan Street, Vancouver where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at the South Mausoleum, Ocean View Burial Park. In lieu of flowers donations to the B.C. Cancer Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com.
April 12, 2010
GIRONE, September 7, 1921 – April 9, 2010 It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our father Emilio Girone. Emilio was born in Vancouver on September 7, 1921. Our father loved the city of his birth. He couldn’t understand why people travelled anywhere else because for him everything good was here. He grew up in Strathcona and never tired of sharing stories about the old days. Milio was predeceased by his beloved wife, Nora, in June, 2006. Together, they shared a love of family and friends for over sixty years. He will be dearly missed by his children: Barbara Serraglio (Louie), Susan Johannson, Sharon Durante (John), Pam Girone (Peter Hill), Paul Girone (Katherine Cook). He was Nonno to Cheryl, Jeff, Shelley, Adam, Tracy, Kerri, Caitlin and Connor. He was Nonno Milio to Amanda, Lexus, Dante, and Caine. As well, he leaves nieces, nephews and cousins who were near and dear to his heart. Visitation: Monday, April 12, 2010, 1 – 2:30 pm, Bell & Burnaby Chapel. Funeral Mass, Our Lady of Sorrows Church 555, S. Slocan Street, 10 am. Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Entombment to follow, Abbey Mausoleum, Ocean View Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
April 12, 2010
Born June 27, 1924 in S. Mauro la Bruca, Salerno, Italy passed away in Burnaby on April 9, 2010. Armida was predeceased by her husband Domenico in 1998. She is survived by her loving family, sons Aniello, Lorenzo (Maura) and Nicola (Connie); grandchildren Anna Maria, Susanna, Daniella, Domenico, Nico and Cristina. Prayers will be offered at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 525 Slocan Street, Vancouver, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Entombment, The Abbey, Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of B.C. would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com.
April 8, 2010
Maria was born in Grimaldi, Cosenza, Italy and passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on April 7, 2010 at the age of 75 years. She is pre-deceased by her husband Ferdinando, son Bruno and 3 brothers Antonio, Francesco and Luigi. Survived by her daughter Teresa (Frank), sons Rob (Kirsten) and Michael (Nicole), 9 grandchildren Matthew, Francesca, Alexa, Lauren, Anthony, Nicole, Steven, Ashley and Ryan, sister Gemma, brothers Pietro, Fortunato and Vincenzo, brother-in-law Vittorio, sister-in-law Gabriella and their families. If we took the best in each of us and made one person, it would be Mom. She will forever be in our hearts until we meet again. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 12th at St. Helen’s Catholic Church 3860 Triumph St. Burnaby. Entombment Ocean View South Mausoleum, Burnaby, B.C. In lieu of flowers donations to the B.C. Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com
April 8, 2010
1950 – 2010
It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Bruce Nightingale April 6, 2010 at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Bruce will be missed but fondly remembered by father George Nightingale, Brenda Moir (Glen Bender), brother Jamie Nightingale, all of Ontario, and stepdaughter Tanya Morehouse of Vancouver. Predeceased by mother Christeen and brother Leo, Bruce will be lovingly remembered by nieces Julia MacMichael-Boltz, Cheryl Mifflin, both of Kitchener, nephew and Godchild Adam MacMichael of the Canadian Armed Forces, and Cailin and Conner Mifflin and Melody Boltz to whom he was great Uncle. Bruce will also be missed by a multitude of close friends in Vancouver. Preceeded by mother Christeen and brother Leo. Bruce you will always live in our hearts. You are one that cannot be easily forgotten. Your hearty laugh, your crazy sense of humor and your smile will stay with us forever. As you would say, see you – “Later”. The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors at Surrey Memorial Hospital and special thanks to close friends Jim Lee, Calvin Morrison, Steve Kostuik and Helen Morehouse for all the support and help you have shown and the love you gave Bruce. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. A Celebration of Bruce’s Life will be held on Saturday April 10 at 11:30am at Bell & Burnaby Funeral Chapel 4276 Hastings Street in Burnaby. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com
April 8, 2010
August 3, 1959 – April 5, 2010
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Tony Marzitelli. He is predeceased by his father Giuseppe in 2005.
Tony is survived by his loving family, wife Marisa, sons Robert and Nicholas, mother Lina, brother Luigi (Luciana), niece Angela, nephews Joe and Marco, his mother and father-in-law Carla and Gianni Zalunardo, and sisters- in-law Daniela (Marino) and Sandra.
Tony was born in Morrone del Sannio, Italy and immigrated to Vancouver with his family in 1967. Tony graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Business Administration degree and subsequently achieved his Certified Management Accountant designation. He distinguished himself as a professional accountant over the years and was the Controller at Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody. Tony was very passionate about hockey but above all his greatest joy was the time spent with family and friends. Tony was a generous and valuable contributor to the Italian Cultural Centre, serving on the Board of Directors for 17 years and many of those years as the Society’s Treasurer. His honesty, integrity and friendly nature endeared him to the many people who will miss him greatly. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Helen’s Church, 3860 Triumph Street, Burnaby on Tuesday April 13th at 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at Ocean View Burial Park, South Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tony’s honour can be made to B.C. Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com
April 7, 2010
March 6, 1926 – April 6, 2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Evaldo (Val) Bridarolli who passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at the age of 84 years. He is predeceased by his father Guido Bridarolli, mother Carmen Bridarolli and son Val Jr. Survived by his children: Rick Bridarolli, Marla (Jim Crowley), Leanne (John Allen) and Teresa (Morgan Crowley); grandchildren Adam and Courtney Span, Shelby and Carson Crowley, and Colton Britzius. Special thank you to his close neighbours who watched over him and to the Doctors, Nurses and all the Care Staff of the Burnaby General Hospital. Val was the Past President of the Royal Canadian Legion BC/ Yukon Command. He was a Life Member of Hastings East Branch #185 East Hastings and most recently North Burnaby Branch #148. Val was a recipient of the Meritorious Medal which is the highest award given by the Royal Canadian Legion. Val was a veteran of World War II, serving overseas in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1944 to 1946, as a gunner LR3, on the HMCS Algonquin. Val held a variety of positions in BC/Yukon Command over a period of more than 25 years. He served four terms as President of Branch #185 and was Sergeant-At-Arms at Zone, before becoming Zone Commander for Vancouver East Zone in 1986. He was elected to the Executive Council in 1989, holding the positions of Second and First Vice President, before being elected Command President in 1995. Val was the Chairman of the Board of the Legion Foundation from 1997 to 1999. The Legion Foundation is the Charitable Arm of BC/Yukon Command of the Royal Canadian Legion. For most of his post-navy life, from 1946 to 1991, Val worked at Terminal City Iron Works, starting as a machine operator and ending as Foreman Supervisor. He was a proud Parishioner and served as a Lecturer at our Lady of Sorrows Church for many years. In recent years he was also a member of the BC Naval Veteran’s Association. He enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, gardening, accordion playing and walking. He was extremely proud of his children and his 5 grandchildren. In whatever spare time he may have had, Comrade Val, taught fly-tying and fly fishing courses in Continuing Education, coached Little League Baseball and coached Minor Hockey. Prayers will be offered Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. from Our Lady of Sorrows Church 555 S. Slocan St. Vancouver, where Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Burnaby Hospital Foundation. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com. All are welcome to attend a reception at 12:00 p.m. at Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition Building, 1875 Boundary Road, Vancouver.
April 6, 2010
October 31, 1915 – April 01, 2010
Olive born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, passed away peacefully at the Fairhaven United Church Home, Burnaby, B.C. Predeceased by her husband Eugene. Survived by her sons Peter, Michael and Tony and their families, also nieces Joyce and Jill Aitken. Olive was a kind and loving wife, mother, aunt and grandmother. Many thanks to the staff at Fairhaven Home for their care. Private family arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com
April 5, 2010
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Teresa on Saturday, April 3, 2010 at the age of 57 years. She is survived by her loving family, husband Pablo; daughters Rita (Giuseppe) and Laura (Vito); granddaughters Siena, and Alyssa; brother Nicola (Donna); sister Maria (Dino); mother-in-law Teresa; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Prayers will be offered Thursday, April 8th, at 7:00 p.m. from St. Helen’s Catholic Church 3860 Triumph St., Burnaby, where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Friday, April 9th, at 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at the South Mausoleum, Ocean View Burial Park. In lieu of flowers donations to the The Arthritis Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com
March 26, 2010
UNGEREN, Mable passed away on March 25th 2010 at the age of 86 years. She is predeceased by her husband George. Lovingly remembered by her loving family; 1 daughter; grandchildren Laura Slager (nee Wills), Steven Wills; Lisa Otway (nee Wills, and Barbara Bruno (nee Wills); 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren. Special thank you to McKenney Creek Hospice. A celebration of Mable’s life will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. from the Bell & Burnaby Funeral Chapel, 4276 Hastings St. Burnaby, BC. Interment Forest Lawn Burial Park, Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA or Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com