Peacefully on Wednesday, September 24, 2013 at the William Osler Health Centre - Etobicoke in her 88th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Gianesio. Cherished Mother to her Children John (Beverly) and Dennis (Erica). Proud Nonna to Dennis John and Christopher. Maria will be sadly missed and fondly remembered in the hearts of her friends and family. Visitation will be held at Jerrett Funeral Home - St. Clair Chapel (1141 St. Clair Ave., East of Dufferin St.) on Sunday from 5-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Nicola di Bari Roman Catholic Church 1277 St. Clair Ave. W., on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 10 a.m. Entombment Prospect Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to a charity of choice in memory of Maria.