It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Maddalena De Carlo on
Maddalena loved her gardens, “flowers in the front yard and vegetables in the back yard”. She enjoyed going to the gym and spending time with her grandchildren. Maddalena was a fitness enthusiast. Bench pressing 90lbs in her 90’s was “easy” she would say. She loved the YMCA in
Her joy was having her grandchildren around her. She loved feeding them and watching them grow up. Maddalena welcomed all of her 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren as they arrived. Maddalena will be missed by her children, Frank, Mike and his wife Suzanne, Carmela and her husband John, Maria and her significant other Warren, and Tony and his wife Kathy. “Mama” as she was loving known will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Jason (Kadi), Jessica (Jason), Eugene, Nicole (Nick), Sarah, Eryn, Ben (April), Stephanie (Jeff), and Adam (Carlee), and by her great grandchildren Lawrence, Malik, Adriano, Leonardo, Brayden, Avery, Klara, Ethan, Madison, Brycen, Blakelee, Benton, Keaton, and Breanna.
Maddalena will be deeply missed by her many nieces, nephews, and cousins in
Donations in lieu of flowers to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Maddalena lived a full and beautiful life and we are so grateful for the time we had with her.
Visitation will be held at the DeStefano Funeral Home, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road by the Oshawa Airport), (905) 440 3595 on Friday November 12th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A private Funeral Mass wil be held at St. Mary of the People Parish in Oshawa on Saturday November 13th at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby.
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