Elvira Purificati

Obituary of Elvira Purificati

Peacefully passed away at the Extended Care Unit Welland on July 29, 2021 in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Ettore (2013) for 66 years. Loving mother of Vincenzina. She will be missed and remembered by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Domenica Berlingeri and Francesco DeLuca, and by her siblings Zelinda, Giovanni, Vincenzo, Antonio and Domenico DeLuca. Elvira was born in Villa Santa Lucia, Abruzzi, Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1951. She loved caring for her family and friends, and spending time with them at her home in Port Colborne. She was a gifted knitter, crocheter and cook. For the last 5 years she has been in the loving care of the staff at Extended Care Welland. The family will receive friends at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Friday, July 30, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will follow the visitation and will be celebrated at St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church, 379 Fares St., Port Colborne on Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. Janusz Roginski as celebrant. (Due to COVID restrictions, attendance will be monitored, gathering limits will be enforced and facemasks are required.) Rite of Committal will follow at Mt. St. Joseph Cemetery. If so desired donations may be made to Niagara Health Foundation for the ECU in Welland. Online photos, memories, condolences and donations may be shared at www.armstrongfuneralhome.ca
Friday
30
July

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Armstrong Funeral Home & Chapel
179 Clarence Street
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
Friday
30
July

Funeral Mass

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church
379 Fares Street
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
Friday
30
July

Rite of Committal

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Mount St. Joseph Cemetery
712 Lakeshore Road E. Port
Colborne, Ontario, Canada
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