Our family is sad to share with you the passing of Emilia (Camilla) Foglia
Emilia passed on November 19th, 2015 surrounded by family. Emilia was born on December 27, 1925 in San Paolo, Belsito, Naples, Italy. Emilia leaves behind loving memories to be cherished by her children Giovanni, Ida (Terry), Elena (Les), Natale (Rennie) and Maurine; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer (Kevin), Stacy, Darren (Rosemarie), Kevin, Karen, Kristina (Jeff), Tina, Kevin, Stephanie, Stephen and Bryan; her eleven great grandchildren, Dayton, Jeremy, Austin, Maya, Ethan, Jack, Drew, Anna, Aron, Jhakob, and Oliver. Emilia is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Reunited with her beloved husband (July 7, 2001) Predeceased by her parents Maria Ferrante and Felice Iovino , sister Giuseppina DeRosa, grandson Jason Foglia and great grandson Dane Vecchio.
Emilia immigrated to Trail in August 1963 where she joined her husband Sabato and her son Giovanni who arrived six months earlier. She was a devoted wife, mother and Nonna. Her generous nature was known to family, friends and neighbours. Her passions were cooking and baking; she never let anyone leave empty-handed. The last six years of her life were spent at Lakeview Village in Nelson, BC where she enjoyed life to the fullest singing and entertaining in the dining room. She daily looked forward to dressing for evening dinners. Choosing just the right outfit was important to her, which always garnished compliments for her style and her jewelry. She had a lively smile and spark for all those she met.
She spent her last few months at Rosewood Village in Trail, BC. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at Lakeview Village and Rosewood Village for their excellent care, kindness and compassion.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, November 23rd at 1:00 pm at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Trail with Father Bart van Roijen, Celebrant. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ was entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or the Nelson Kootenay Lake Hospital at 3 View St, Nelson, BC, V1L 2V1.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca