Fedora Stefani (nee Petroni) of Trail passed away early Thursday morning on November 3, 2011 at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Trail, B.C. She was born February 18, 1925 at Segromigno in Piano, Lucca, Italy.
Fedora married Giovanni in 1948 in Italy and they made Trail their home in 1949. She was a long time member of Sorelle Colombo, an avid gardener and passionate with her Italian cooking right to the end. She lived for her family.
Fedora is survived by her sons Roland (Michelle) of North Vancouver, B.C. and Dennis (Nancy) of Bragg Creek, Alberta; granddaughter Sarah, sister Renza Tognotti (nee Petroni), numerous nephews and nieces and her close circle of friends in both Trail and Italy. She was predeceased by her husband Giovanni in 1994 and brother Ovidio Petroni.
Donations may be made in Fedora’s name to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Foundation Fund, 1200 Hospital Bench Road, Trail, V1R 4M1.
Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Trail with Father Matthieu Gombo Yange OfmCap celebrant. Cremation to follow. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with the arrangements.
A separate memorial service will be held in Italy on the same date at the church of her birth place.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line register at www.myalternatives.ca
The family wishes to thank all the care giving staff at KBRH with special thanks to Dr.’s Fisher and Cochran.