Maria Tagliente (Spera)

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother and nonna on January 19, 2017 at the age of 81 years.


Lovingly remembered and survived by her son Vince (Anna); her cherished grandchildren: Maria and Piero; six sisters in Italy:


Teresa (Vito),

Lucia (Giuseppe),

Gina (Quirico),

Michelina (Mimmo ),

Enza (Franco),

Dora (Pietro)


as well as numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and many wonderful friends in Canada and Italy. Predeceased by her husband Pietro in 2012 and parents Gesuina and Cosimo Spera.


A Prayer Service will be held on Friday January 27 at 8:00 p.m. at Santa Maria Goretti , 9110 – 110 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. where Reverend George Puramadathil CFIC will celebrate a Mass of Christian burial on Saturday January 28, 2017 at 9:30 am. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation, #309, 1010 – 1 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7W7

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Santa Maria Goretti
Santa Maria Goretti (Italian) Parish

9110 - 110 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T5H 4A1

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