At home, peacefully, surrounded by her family on November 17, 2013 at 75 years of age. Beloved wife and best friend of Paul. Loving and devoted mother of Paula & Louie Mele, Sandra & Tony Aversa, Barbara Palazzi, Katia & Roy Mauti. Cherished and best Nonna ever of Joseph & LeeAnne, Natalie & Kevin, Deanna & Derek, Alexandra, David, Bianca, Gabriella and Christian. Treasured great-grandmother of Henry. Predeceased by her parents Antonio & Rafaella Colella and daughter-in-law of the late Federico & Adele Palazzi. Dear sister of Domenica & Lino Facciolo, the late Bixio, survived by wife Mimma Colella, and Maria & Lino Tancredi. Sister-in-law of the late Elio, survived by wife Edda Palazzi, Marco & Elena Palazzi, Max & Susan Palazzi and Marisa & Rudy Leitzinger. Will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Betty was a long time member of the Giovanni Caboto Club Ladies Auxiliary.
Nonna Betty loved to travel and cook with her grandchildren. She was the PGA’s greatest fan.
Special thanks to the love and care from nurse Anastasia, Bayshore Nursing, Amy’s Helping Hands, CCAC and the Metropolitan Cancer Clinic.
If you so desire, donations to the Hospice of Windsor or Italian Handicapable Association would be appreciated by the family in lieu of flowers. Visitation Tuesday, November 19th 2-5pm & 7-9pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Funeral service Wednesday, November 20th 11am at Assumption Church (350 Huron Church Rd., Windsor).