In Celebration of

Maria Consuelo DeSantis

October 1, 1940 -  April 26, 2022

Maria Consuelo DeSantis (81) lost her one month battle with cancer and passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 26, 2022 at Trillium Hospital in Mississauga. She leaves a huge hole in the hearts of her family and friends.

Maria Consuelo was a devoted wife to her husband Alberto Sr (deceased), a compassionate and caring mother to her children Alessandra (Jim) and Alberto Jr (Yayoi), and loving grandmother to her grandson Yuki.

Maria Consuelo is survived by her sister (Cristina), and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by all of her family in Venezuela and the United States.

Born and raised in Venezuela, she and the family traveled the world, living in the Amazon and London (both Canada and England) finally settling in Toronto in the early 80s. Along with raising her family, Maria Consuelo worked for the Government of Ontario by helping people struggling with illness access much needed health care benefits.

Maria Consuelo had a generous heart and dedicated her life to helping others in any way that she could.

She will be dearly missed by so many friends but we are so grateful to have had the time together to laugh and to love.

There will be a celebration of life to honour Maria Consuelo DeSantis at Turner Porter Peel Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St, Mississauga, ON L5B 1M8 on Friday May 6, 2022 from 1-3 and 6-8 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Pancreatic Cancer Canada or The Aphasia Institute.


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Erica Farrell (Friend)

Entered April 29, 2022 from Toronto

MC.. you were and always will be, a cherished member of the Farrell family. You were loved and will be missed more than you could ever know.

The Farrell Family

Donna Christopher (Friend)

Entered April 30, 2022 from Toronto

Consuelo was an amazing lady. I remember best her beautiful smile! She will be so very missed

Fred Benzaquen (friend)

Entered April 30, 2022 from North York

Consuelo was an exceptional woman. She knew when to be strong, and when to be compassionate. She made cheesecake like no one else. She was one Tatiana's (my wife's) best friend. I will miss her dearly.

The Pinto Family (Friend)

Entered May 2, 2022 from Mississauga

Maria was a caring, strong person and a lovely friend and neighbor. We are going to miss you and your cheerful voice and spirit.

Anna Cristina Serafino (Sobrina - Hija -Ahijada)

Entered May 4, 2022 from Miami, Florida

Solo Dios sabe el dolor tan grande que dejaste en mi.... matia.... me queda tu enseñanza y lecciones de vida... fuiste el mejor ser humano de la faz de esta tierra.... con las mejores virtudes y defectos, te amare por siempre y te recordare cada momento de mi vida.... Vuelta tan alto que puedas llegar hasta lo mas lejos por tu descanso eterno.... No te tengo mas palabras .... Jamas olvidare a mis 23 años me dijiste Anna Cristina te faltan 7 para 30.... y dije Tia por favor!!! e increiblemente hoy a tu partida me doy cuenta que la vida es asi solo un instante.... Descansa en Paz!


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