Maria Nicole Corbo
December 6, 1926 – November 17, 2021
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maria Corbo. Maria passed away peacefully at the age of 94 after a long struggle with dementia. Maria was predeceased by her loving husband of 67 years Pasquale and her sisters, Antonietta Gasdia, Pasqualina Sale, Carmela Ciarlo and Rosa Iadarola and her brothers, Nicola Borrelli and Michele Borrelli. She is survived by her children Irene Corbo, Renato (Debra) Corbo and Tina (Mike) Butorac and grandchildren Natalie Corbo and Gillian Corbo. She is also survived by one sister, Rita Capobianco. Maria was born on December 6th in Fragneto Monforte, Benevento, Italy. She and her husband, Pasquale, immigrated to Canada in 1958 settling in Revelstoke before moving onto Kamloops. Maria was an amazing cook who loved baking bread, cookies and traditional Italian dishes. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and passing on these traditional recipes. She also enjoyed canning fresh fruit and vegetables from the garden. Maria had a beautiful smile and loved to laugh. Her children and grandchildren brought her a lot of happiness and joy. Maria was always there to lend a hand to friends and neighbours and will be greatly missed by those who knew her. The family would like to thank the staff at Kamloops Seniors Village for the care and support given to Maria through the last four years of her life. Prayers will be recited at Schoening Funeral Service on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021, at 7:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Friday, December 3rd, 2021, at 11:00 am.