At Victoria Hospital, South Campus, London, on Monday, May 14, 2001, Umberto Magliaro, age 76, of Chatham, husband of the late Filomena (Luciano) (1995).
Born in Castelvetere Sul Calore in 1924, son of the late Maria Giovanna (DeFeo) and Luigli Magliaro, he came to Canada in 1956 and worked in construction until his retirement.
He will be sadly missed by his children, Joanne and her husband Mario Moccia, Luigi and his wife Maria Magliaro, and Maria and her husband Salvatore Caporale, all of Chatham, and Pasquale and Antoinette Magliaro of Sarnia, and Geraldine and her husband Bruno of Chatham; by 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He is predeceased by a brother, Pasquale Magliaro; and by two sisters, Geraldine Meriano and Marie Grazia Magliaro in Chatham, and a brother and a sister in Italy.
Friends and relatives called at the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. South.
Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated on Friday, May 18, 2001 at 11 a.m. in St. Ursula's Church. Parish prayers were said on Thursday at 7 p.m.
Burial was in St. Anthony's Cemetery.
Donations to the renal dialysis unit of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance would be appreciated.
Sister Laurentia (Maria Stephania) entered Eternal Life on Tuesday, May 15, 2001 at the Ursuline Motherhouse Infirmary, Chatham.
She was born in Vibank, Sask. 87 years ago, the daughter of the late Leo and Elizabeth (Sali) Wickenheiser.
Sister Laurentia was in the 63rd year of her life as an Ursuline Religious of the Diocese of London. Sister entered in 1938 in Vibank, Sask. and spent most of her life as a homemaker in Vibank, Grayson, Odessa, Balgonie and Allen, Sask.
When the Ursuline Sisters of Vibank amalgamated with the Chatham Ursulines in 1953, Sister Laurentia was among them.
She came to "The Pines" in 1979, where she spent the remainder of her life in retirement.
She is survived by a brother, George; and by a sister, Audrey Stoll.
She was predeceased by sisters, Regina Stewart, Stephanie Kuntz; and by brothers, Joseph, Nick, Jack, Tony and Samuel.
Visitation took place at "The Pines" in Chatham, relatives and friends joined the Ursuline community in the celebration of St. Laurentia's life in a prayer service at 7 p.m. in Holy Family Chapel on Wednesday, May 16.
The Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated on Thursday, May 17, 2001 at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Chapel, 64 Ursuline Ave., Chatham.
Interment was in St. Anthony's Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Hinnegan-Peseski Funeral Home, 156 William St. South.