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Maria Anna Spinato

SPINATO, Maria Anna - It is with deep sadness the Spinato Family announces the death of Maria Anna Spinato at the age of 88 years. Maria died suddenly and unexpectedly on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Born at Conegliano, Treviso, Italy on September 12, 1930, Maria came to Canada in 1948 and was a lifelong resident of Larder Lake. Nonna was predeceased by her loving husband, Giovanni, her parents Francesco and Clotilde (nee Fantin) Bortot, her brothers Bruno, Pietro, and Lorenzo Bortot, and her beloved great granddaughter Isabella Kasner. Maria is survived by her loving children: Vali (Gordon) Carter of Larder Lake, and Frank (Lynn) Spinato of Kirkland Lake. She will always be remembered as a devoted Nonna to her granddaughters: Lori (Robert) Kasner of Kirkland Lake, Dina (Chad) Ford of Brooklin, Angie (Tom) Armstrong of Larder Lake, Joanna (Hassan) Spinato of Toronto, Cristina (Mitch) Spinato of Kirkland Lake. Nonna Bis leaves twelve great grandchildren: Bailey (Andrew), Carter (Shayanne), Chase, Mason, Avery, Olivia, Hudson, Colton, Kobe, Thomas, Ryan, Aria and baby Daphne expected to arrive in March. She was very active in her church (CWL) and touched everyone she met with her generous and loving spirit. She loved gardening and took great pride in her family’s accomplishments. Maria loved to sing in the church choir. She loved to crochet and knit for her family and she made the best gnocchi and Italian dishes. A visitation was held at FRENCH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME (111 Burnside Drive, Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3L1) on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at French Family Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Maria can be made to Friends of Larder Committee (c/o The Township of Larder Lake, 69 Fourth Street, P.O. Box 40, Larder Lake, Ontario P0K 1L0) or CWL of Our Lady of the Lake Parish (49 Fourth Avenue, P.O. Box 340, Larder Lake, Ontario P0K 1L0). Condolences may be made online at www.frenchfamily.ca13321887
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