In Memory of



Obituary for Giovanna Mezzavilla


Giovanna Mezzavilla

March 23, 1928 – May 26, 2023

With sadness, we announce the passing of Giovanna on May 26, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. Now reunited in heaven with her husband Primo. Cherished mother of Aldo (Dina), and John (Janette). Proud nonna of Robert (Christina), Lori, Julia, and Eliana. Adoring bisnonna to Alessio and Nico. Giovanna is also survived by her sisters in-law Irma, and Natalia, her nieces and nephews here in Canada, Italy, and France.

She will be fondly remembered for her bravery and courage, along with her devotion to her family and faith.

A special thank you to Vilma, Giovanna’s caregiver for her dedicated, selfless, and loving care.

The family would like to extend their heart felt gratitude to all the staff at The Village of Humber Heights Nursing Home, especially the Islington Neighborhood for all their care and compassion.

Visitations will be held at Bernardo Funeral Homes (2960 Dufferin St., south of Lawrence Ave.) on Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will celebrated in St. Charles Borromeo Church (811 Lawrence Avenue W., at Dufferin Street) on Monday, May 29, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Following Mass Giovanna will be laid to rest with her husband at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery (8361 Yonge Street, south of Hwy. 7).

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

For those who are unable to to attend the Funeral Mass in person. You may join virtually by clicking the Mass link below.

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