Iolanda "Olga" D`Urzo

15 October , 193426 February , 2019

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Iolanda “Olga” D’Urzo passed away peacefully at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa. Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe “Joe” and loving mother of Lucia “Lucy” (Richard), Tommasina “Tammy”, and Philip (Mariah). Much loved Nonna of Valerie (Brody), Caterina (Mitchell) , Brianna (Adam), Riley, Isidore and Lily. Cherished Bisnonna of Felix and Milo. Predeceased by her parents Tomasso and Natalina Molinaro and her in-laws, Filippo and Lucia D’Urzo. Dear sister of the late Maria Marasco (Giuseppe) and Silvana Bianchi (Frank). Sister-in-law of Natale D’Urzo (Lucia), Rosa D’Urzo, Fioretta Bonacci (Ezio) and the late Roberto D’Urzo (Ida). Also survived and loved by many cherished nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. A private mass with family and friends will be celebrated at Holy Redeemer Church before Olga and the ashes of her beloved husband travel to Sault Ste. Marie for entombment. In Sault Ste. Marie, family and friends are invited to Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E., 705-759-2522) on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Funeral mass to be celebrated at St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 11 am, with Rev. Alex Saurianthadathil officiating. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society. The D’Urzo family would like to thank Granite Ridge Care Community; Vicki Wallace and Susan Haggar from Nurse on Board; and, Erin Pilley from Champlain Local Health Integration Network for their care, support and kindness.


  • Funeral Mass Friday, 1 March , 2019
  • Visitation Monday, 4 March , 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, 5 March , 2019

Iolanda "Olga" D`Urzo

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Lucy Cormier

9 March 2019

Olga, you will be missed by many and remembered with great fondness. Your heart was big and almost visible! So robust! Your smile was warm, sincere and contagious!

I have always felt welcome into your home. I cherish my visits with you and the welcoming feeling I always experienced.

You have left quite a legacy of love and will be remembered with great fondness. Your spirit will continue to have an impact on many.

God bless!

Esther Lion

1 March 2019

We were sorry to hear of Olga’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and a great babysitter. Esther (Ciferri) and Wayne Lion