Rosa Pollio was born in Venere, pr. L’Aquila, Italy on June 1st, 1934 and passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 16, 2016 in Burnaby, BC.
She is predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Luigi.
Rosa is survived by her children; Peter (Paula), Paul (Janet) and Luigi (Diane), her six grandchildren, her sister Eva and brother Tony and numerous nieces and nephews.
Rosa enjoyed her work at Luigi’s Soup and Sandwich where she loved to welcome everyone into the store. She was famous for her minestrone and was a fantastic cookie maker and no one will be able to duplicate her recipes.
A Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm in “Carberry’s Chapel” at 1298 Pine Avenue, Trail. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 10:30 am at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 2012 3rd Avenue, Trail with Father Bart van Roijen, Celebrant. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Rosa’s name to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at
You are welcome to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s page at www.myalternatives.ca
“Mom, you will truly be missed.”