In Memory of




Obituary for Piera Valerio (Rubino)


Passed away peacefully on Thursday January 19th, 2023, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with her loving husband Sam by her side after a courageous 2-year battle with lung cancer, at the age of 59. Piera fought right to the very end but is now at peace with her beloved son Michael, who passed away in 2006. She will be greatly missed by her brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law’s, sister-in-law’s, nephews, nieces, and her large extended family and many friends in Canada and Italy.

Visitation will be held at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME on Monday January 23rd from 6p.m. until 8p.m. with a rosary service at 7pm. Funeral Mass to be held at the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Whitby on Tuesday January 24th at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be held at a later date in Italy.

Memorial donations are greatly appreciated to the Canadian Cancer Society. To place online condolences, please visit