Assunta Gava (nee Rupolo)

Assunta Gava (nee Rupolo)

Aug 14 1923 - Oct 11 2017

Departed on the 61st anniversary of her arrival to Canada from France, peacefully on October 11, 2017. Reunited with her beloved husband Pierre (1979). Loving mother of Lucien, Sylvie (Dan Zompanti.) and Gérard (Kimberly). Treasured Mémé of Daniel, Christophe, Robert, Michel and Lauren. Precious daughter of the late Angelo and Lucia Antonia Rupolo. Dear sister of the late Luisa (late Armando Lenisa), late Giovanni Battista Rupolo, late Fernanda (late Jimmy Battistuz) and the late Giovanni Rupolo (Silvana). Dearest Zia of Mirto Lenisa (Anna), Sr. Lucy Battistuz, Angelo Battistuz (Barbara), Victor Battistuz (Janet) and most loved cousin of the late Annie Gava, Maria-Teresa and Charlie Mazowiecki, Claudia Monte and Elena Bet. She will be sadly missed by numerous other in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews throughout the USA, France and Italy. Special long-time friend to Rita and Denise Forton and Gail Harper. Assunta was a poet, writer, conservationist, world traveller and a free spirit. She won numerous gardening awards with The Windsor Beautification Program. She and her “Rosary Girls” made rosaries for over 40 years, which were donated to third-world countries. They also taught the communion classes to make rosaries throughout Essex County. 

 

Afternoon Visitation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday, October 15, 2017
FAMILIES FIRST
3260 DOUGALL
WINDSOR, Ontario, Canada
N9E 1S6

Parish prayers at 4:30 p.m.

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Evening Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Sunday, October 15, 2017
FAMILIES FIRST
3260 DOUGALL
WINDSOR, Ontario, Canada
N9E 1S6
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Funeral Mass

11:00 am Monday, October 16, 2017
St. Angela Merici Church
980 Louis Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Funeral Monday 10:15am, leaving from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to St. Angela Merici for Mass at 11:00am.

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Additional Service Information

Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery
Memories of Assunta