In Celebration of

Maria D'Avella

May 9, 1936 -  October 6, 2018

(née Confalone) ~
Passed away peacefully at the age of 82, surrounded by the love of her family on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Humber River Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Cherished mother of Grace (David Colbert), Liliana, Anna (Sal Dominicis) and Lucy (Robert Machacek). Fiercely proud and adored Nonna of Michael, Daniel, Anthony, Alessandra, Kioko, Joseph, Anthony, Peter and Mary. Devoted sister to Connie (Pino), Lino (Leda) and Fausto. She will forever be remembered by her many cousins, nieces, nephews and legions of women who called her “La Sarta”. She was a hero to the many brides who wore her magnificent creations. Maria leaves a legacy of love. Family and friends may call at the Turner & Porter Butler Chapel at 4933 Dundas St. W., (between Kipling & Islington Aves.) Etobicoke on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 480 Rathburn Rd., Etobicoke, on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. If desired, remembrances may be made to Humber River Regional Hospital or Heart and Stroke Foundation


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Lucy Ceniti (Friend of Liliana)

Entered October 10, 2018 from Mississauga

Please accept my deepest condolences over the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

God bless
Lucy Ceniti

Connie and Nick Furlano (Sister in law of Anna Dominicis)

Entered October 10, 2018 from Etobicoke

We are deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family have encountered. Our hearts go out to you during this trying time and may our prayers serve as comfort to you and your loved ones.

Albina DEL GROSSO IAVARONE and Grace Iavarone Colliton (Cousin)

Entered January 4, 2019 from gravenhurst

We send our sincere deep condolences over the loss of Dear Maria. Our love and prayers are with all the family. God Bless Albina Del Grosso Iavarone and Grace Iavarone and Family


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