Pierina Poletti (née Peruzzi) passed away peacefully on July 5, 2019, and is now reunited with her beloved husband, parents and siblings. 

She is survived by her devoted daughter, Gloria, and in Italy, nephew Gian Mauro, niece Maria Teresa and her husband Daniele and son Gianmarco, brother-in-law Alessio, and cousins in both Italy and the U.S.A..

 In the years since arriving in Vancouver in 1956, she made many and enduring friendships that are a testament to how easily she gave, and received, love.

A Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at Our Lady of Sorrows, 555 Slocan St., Vancouver, Rev. Richard Zanotti, CS, as celebrant. Inurnment in Italy at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.