It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Lucia Marrongelli (nee Iezzi). She transitioned quickly in her home as she had hoped for on April 26, 2022 at the age of 87. We rest knowing that she is now under God's care and is reunited with loved ones.
Lucia was born October 30, 1934 in Rapino, Chieti, Italy and moved to Ottawa, Canada in 1962 with her husband Raffaele who passed away in 1982. She was predeceased by her loving parents Rocco Iezzi and Maria (Micucci) as well as her older brother Lorenzo. She leaves behind her older sister Malvina Mascioli (Buenos Aires) as well as many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews in Italy, Ottawa, Philadelphia and Buenos Aires.
Lucia is survived by her three children, Pasquale (Maristella), Rosanna (Peter) and Maria (Jack). Proud grandmother to Christopher (Lyndsay), Paolo (Bien), Stephen and Laura. Great-grandmother to little Rocco and baby Lucca who brought her great joy. Her life was one of service to others and she took great pride in caring for her family and friends. She was a strong and hard-working woman who faced many challenges during her life and yet throughout it all, she modelled high integrity, unwavering commitment and loving compassion to so many that knew her. She could laugh wholeheartedly and easily and she shared her innate wisdom often. In her later years, she lived a simple life and loved spending time in her big garden, cooking great food and enjoyed being with those she loved. She will be greatly missed by many.
As per her request, a private burial service will take place at the Pinecrest Cemetery for immediate family only.