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Bell & Burnaby Funeral Chapel

4276 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC

OBITUARY

Anna Maria Risi

30 March, 193326 July, 2020

Anna Maria Risi was born on March 30, 1933 in Cervaro, Italy. She passed away peacefully and was greeted in heaven on July 26, 2020 at the age of 87 years in Vancouver, BC. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Agostino; her cherished son, Roberto and countless nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her younger brother, Giovanni Recchia and older sister, Giuseppina DiCamillo. We will remember Anna for her kindness to everyone, her compassion and beautiful soul. She was an absolutely amazing daughter, caring mother, supportive sister, devoted wife, greatest aunt ever & best friend. Anna’s lovely smile and laughter brought happiness to everyone around her. She shared wonderful stories of earlier years, was extremely hard-working, resilient and a brave individual. Anna is greatly missed and will live forever in our hearts! A viewing will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020 from 3:30pm-5:00pm at Bell and Burnaby Funeral Chapel, 4276 Hastings St, Burnaby. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:30am, Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 555 Slocan St, Vancouver, BC. Entombment to follow at 1:00pm, Ocean View Cemetery, 4000 Imperial, Burnaby, BC. Due to COVID there will be a limit of 50 people at the mass and cemetery. These are exceptional times – I encourage you to exercise your own level of comfort during this pandemic. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Diabetes or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, 31 July , 2020

Memories

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Maria Baker

July 30, 2020

Zio Agostino,
I’m very sorry for our loss of Zia Anna. You were so lucky to have such a wonderful, loving wife for 60 years! She will always be remembered with such fondness and love. Her bright smile always lit up a room and I will always cherish her in my heart. She was and will always be my favourite Zia!

Filomena DiCamillo

July 29, 2020

You are the most amazing, strong, courageous and beautiful Zia. You will be missed but never forgotten.

Anna and claudio minchella

July 28, 2020

Zia Anna , had a smile on her face every time I saw her.
I have vivid memories of our news years eve parties as a child and playing bingo. may you Rest In Peace .

thoughts and prayers to the family.

Claudio & Julie Risi

July 28, 2020

Zio Agostino Rob and families

So sad to hear the sad news about Zia Anna. I'm so lucky and honored to have met such a beautiful lady with a loving and caring heart. I will miss her beautiful smile.

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

You will be deeply missed Zia but never forgotten.

Ciao Zia Anna ❤❤❤❤

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY