Teresa Maria Pulice of Nelson, British Columbia, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2011 at the age of 86 at Kootenay Lake Hospital after a brief illness.
Teresa was born on January 21, 1925 in Aprigliano, Cosenza, Italy. She came to Canada in 1962 where she settled in Nelson with her family until her death.
She is predeceased by her husband Angelo (1988), her brother Alberto and an infant daughter.
Teresa is survived by her daughters Assunta Pulice and Marcella Zahn (Ronald) of Montrose. Grandson Michael (Melissa) and Granddaughter Emily. Brother-in-law Alberto Pulice, sister-in-law Josephine Porco (Frank) and Pamilina Crocco. Sisters Elena Capo (William) in Toronto and Rita Morelli Ciacco in Italy, along with several nieces and nephews.
Teresa loved her family, gardening and baking. She was a generous and caring person, and she will be sadly missed.
Our hearts are broken, but we know she is no longer suffering.
Rest in Peace Mom, Forever. We Love You
Prayers will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7:00 PM at the Cathedral of Mary Immaculate. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the Cathedral of Mary Immaculate with Father Jim Ratcliffe as Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Nelson Memorial Park Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation, 3 View Street, Nelson, BC, V1L 2V1.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca