Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel

492 Wellington Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON


Sestina Perlini

February 2, 1931July 18, 2019

PERLINI, Sestina - Peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital with her family by her side, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, in her 89th year. Devoted and beloved wife of Arturo Perlini and mother of Sandra Martone (Donato), Anne Louise and Arthur. Proud Nonna of Elisa, Giulia, and Renata. Loving daughter of the late Carlo and Anna DiCarlo of Ofena, Province of Aquila, Italy. Dear sister of Anna Onofrio and Domenic DiCarlo (Dorothy) of Copper Cliff, Ontario and predeceased by Maria D’Addario (Guido), Iole Iezzi (Aldo) of Chieti, Italy, and Elena Calcagnini (Tommaso). Dear sister-in-law of Marisa Greco (Pat), Bianca DiDonato (Albert) and the late Luigi Onofrio. Beloved aunt of Greg D’Addario (Debbie), Ada D’Addario, John Onofrio (Cindy), Marisa Albidone (Italo), Carlo and Joey Calcagnini, Carlo DiCarlo (Rachelle), Anna, Domenic, Angela DiCarlo, and Anna Bice and Roberto Iezzi of Chieti, Italy, Patti Anne Garofalo (Tony), Paula Greco, Anthony Greco (Sara) and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by numerous close friends. Family and friends are invited to call at Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E 705-759-2522) on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Funeral Mass to follow at 1:00 pm, at St. Veronica’s Church, 559 Douglas St., with Rev. Ron Ambeault officiating. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sault Area Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Thank you to the extraordinary staff of CCAC home care and those of the Complex and Continuing Care Unit (2C) at SAH for their tireless effort, compassion and humanity in the care of our beloved mother. A special thanks to close friends and family who have offered their support and love.


  • Visitation Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, July 20, 2019


Sestina Perlini

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AngRick Green

July 25, 2019

To Sestina's Family. Such memories of my childhood at the Perlini home. She was just a hoot. I remember her fondly. Hugs Angie (D'Agostini) Green

Ann Boyonoski

July 24, 2019

Thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort as you mourn the loss of your mother. May loving memories be held in your hearts forever.

Ann & the Boyonoski family

helen pilgrim

July 23, 2019

My deepest sympathy in sadness go out to anne perlini and family for the recent loss of their mother.


helen pilgrim

Wanda Naccarato

July 20, 2019

To the Perlini Family,
Our thoughts are with you in your loss of your wife and amazing Mom. All are love, Tony and Jeannette Tummillo and family.

Lisa Tarantino

July 20, 2019

Sandra, Don, Elisa, Giulia, Renata, Arturo, Anna and Art,

Please accept our deepest condolences for the loss of Sestina. She was such and warm and caring women and from the first time I met her she always made me feel like part of the family.
We are sorry that we could not be there with you, but just know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.

With much Love,
Lisa, Gino, Adrianna, Jayden and Nolan Tarantino


July 19, 2019

Please accept my condolences at the death of Sestina.
I have fond memories of both of you at St. Veronica's Church.
She rests in the loving arms of God and awaits with joyful hope when we will all be together again. My prayers are with you at this time