In Celebration of

Josephine Del Duca

October 16, 1929 -  January 2, 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Josie Del Duca on January 2, 2023 at the age of 93.

She was adored by everyone who knew her, especially her beloved husband of 71 years, Joe, and her children Bernie (Christine) and Linda Mainelli (Tony).

Cherished by her grandchildren Nicole (Dan), Mario (Ashley), and Matthew. Beloved by her greatgrandchildren Anthony and Alyssa.

Loving sister of Tina (Frank) and Marianne (Frank).

We were so fortunate to have the most amazing caregivers in Catherine and Jen. Their dedication and kindness was unwavering. “Mamma” loved them very much.

Josie was a central figure in our lives and a star in our eyes. She will be greatly missed and never forgotten.


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Brooke & Matthew 

Entered January 4, 2023

We are so sorry for your loss. We have lovely memories of her beautiful, sweet and gentle soul. She will be deeply missed. Our love is with you all during this hurtful time.

Brooke and Matthew

Michael Dilella (Close friend)

Entered January 4, 2023 from Mississauga

My deepest condolences to my "uncle " Joe, and for Linda and Bernie and their families, also to my "aunt" Tina and Marianne.
So many memories of "aunt" Josie growing up, especially at the Five Springs.

Rest in peace

Daniella De Luca (Friend)

Entered January 4, 2023 from Mississauga

LIinda we were very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I have fond memories of your mom from when the boys were little. Our condolences to you and your entire family.

Daniella & Steve De Luca
Mark & Melanie & families

michael giannace (nephew)

Entered January 4, 2023 from Toronto

i will miss AUNTIE .. she was the best aunt you could ask for, always happy and never a bad word to say about anything. She was the second mom to all of us
love you AUNTIE

Anna and Alfie Pierri (Adopted daughter)

Entered January 4, 2023 from Toronto

Auntie Josie was a light in my life. She was the kindest, gentlest, most loving of mamas. From the moment that I met her at the age of 15, she embraced me as a daughter. She taught me so much about love and being loved.

The times that I spent with Linda and her family, being embraced by the Del Duca clan, are imprinted on my heart as some of the most treasured memories of my teenaged years.

Her energy and light will not be forgotten but will live on in her family.

Love you always, Auntie Josie...


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