Loving Grandmother, Mother, Sister, Wife and Friend, Maria Giuseppa Scalzo was granted her angel wings at 5:55 a.m. on December 26, 2013. In her final days, she was surrounded by her loving family in the celebration of her 63rd wedding anniversary and the Scalzo family Christmas.
Maria leaves behind to celebrate her life, her loving husband, Vito–semicolon– daughters, Anna (Wayne), Aurora and Josephine (Ken)–semicolon– grandchildren, Kandace, Matthew (Elizabeth), Sarah (Brandon), Paul, Natalie and Zain–semicolon– as well great-grandson, Kalhelm. She also leaves behind, her brother, Guiseppe–semicolon– sister-in-law, Betta and many other nieces, nephews and friends.
Maria was predeceased by siblings as well as nieces, nephews and extended family members.
A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2014 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 12810 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 4 at St. Andrew Catholic Church as well. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum, 14611 Mark Messier Trail, Edmonton.
For those who wish, donations in Maria’s memory may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2–semicolon– Diabetes Foundation, 1-020 Li Ka Shing Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E1 or the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 10985 – 124 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5M 0H9.