Iole Cristofoli (Del Bucchia)

Iole Cristofoli (Del Bucchia)

Iole Cristofoli (Del Bucchia)

(January 26, 1921 – July 21, 2012)

Our beloved Mom, Nona & Bis Nona passed away peacefully on July 21st at Columbia View Lodge, which had been her home for the past year.

Iole was pre-deceased by her husband, Isaia and her eldest son, Ray. She is survived by her children: Ed (Shirley), Allan (Monika), Nino (Kathy), Linda (Ernie) Smith, and Julie (Mike) Hockley, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, her three sisters, Eda, Olga & Pola, and many nieces and nephews.

Iole was born and raised and lived her whole life in Trail, except for a brief period in Prince George. She spent her last few years at Silver City Gardens Seniors Residence and Columbia View Lodge. Her family would like to thank the staff at both facilities for their loving care, and especially the wonderful staff at Columbia View Lodge.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 27 at 10:30 am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Trail, BC with Father Matthieu Gombo Yange OfmCap, Celebrant. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the arts & crafts program at Columbia View Lodge at 2920 Laburnum Drive, Trail, BC V1R 4N2.

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