Francesca DePalma

Francesca DePalma (Pedota)

Tuesday, January 3rd, 1939 - Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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DePalma, Francesca –
It is with heavy hearts the family of Francesca DePalma announce her sudden passing on Wednesday August 19th, 2020 in Oshawa.
Beloved wife of the late Frank DePalma (July 27th, 1999).
Dear mother of Paul and his wife Sara.
Adored grandmother of Frank and his wife Samira, Francesca Pantano & her husband Vince, Alyssa and Joseph.
Lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren Alessio and Giuliana.
Dear sister of the late Frank Pedota & his wife Domenica, and Sam Pedota & his wife Laura.
Sister in law of Don DePalma and his wife Francesca.
Friends are welcome for visitation on Monday August 24th from 4pm to 8pm at Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. Registration is required, please RSVP through our website, email or call 905-433-4711. Masks are mandatory.
Prayers will be held on Monday, time to be confirmed.
The Funeral Mass will take place at St. Joseph the Worker Parish on Tuesday August 25th at 10am, followed by Entombment at Resurrection Mausoleum.
Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 24th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, August 24th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Armstrong Funeral Home
    124 King Street East
    Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B6
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Please RSVP online or call 905-433-4711 to attend the visitation. Masks are mandatory. Parish prayers will be held at 6:00pm in the Chapel.
  • Interment

    Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 |
    Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
    Resurrection Mausoleum
    355 Taunton Road East
    Whitby, Ontario L1N 5R5
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
The church can accommodate 150 Family & Guests for the Funeral Mass. Masks are mandatory. Resurrection Mausoleum can accommodate a maximum of 30 at any time. There will be an opportunity to pay your respects in the Mausoleum in groups of 30.


Donations are being accepted for: DIABETES CANADA.


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Annamaria More

Posted at 03:39pm
Dear Paul, Sara, Sam, Laura and Families,
Our deepest sympathies in the loss of your dear loved one.
'How we all need to be prepared for we know not what hour or minute a life can be taken".
We will miss seeing her and her beautiful smile. She was a lovely lady.
God bless all of you.
Brando and Ellen De Filippis

Maria G Marotta

Posted at 10:06am
Dear Paul, Sara and Family, my mother ( Antonia Paparella and I her Daughter Mary) are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful and kind soul. We have fond memories of her on our many religious pilgrimages together in the past. May she Rest In Peace and god bless you all. Antonia Paparella and Mary (Paparella) Marotta

Vito Clarizio

Posted at 09:30pm
Vito Clarizio and family
Our deepest condolences on your loss.

Isabella Bianco

Posted at 05:34pm
Dearest DePalma family,
We are so very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
You will be missed Zia.
All our love,
Isabella Bianco and family.

Gina Portincasa

Posted at 11:02am
Our sincerest condolences to the DePalma family. Francesca was such a sweet lady,
It was always lovely to see her. May she rest in peace.
Vito Portincasa, Gina Portincasa & family, Vince and Michelle Portincasa & family.

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