In Celebration of

Antonina Forcillo

June 13, 1923 -  September 9, 2017

Peacefully at the Residence Angelica in her 94th year. She is survived by her sisters Joan and Esther as well as in-laws Pierrette, Pierrette and Dandy. She was predeceased by her parents Savina and Biaggio, sisters Lucie and Rose and brothers Sam, Joe, Mike, John, Albert and Donald. She leaves behind many nieces, nephews and friends.

Aunty was a caring woman with a big heart and a strong sense or responsibility, helping family throughout her life. She will be remembered for her dedication to nursing and kindness to all.

Special thanks to her caretakers on the 3rd floor at Residence Angelica.

Visitation is at the Mount Royal Cemetery, 1297 Chemin de la Foret, Outremont, QC H2V 2P9 from 11 am to 1 pm on Monday September 18 followed by a service in the Chapel.


Décédée paisiblement à la Résidence Angélica, à l'âge de 94 ans. Lui ont précédé ses parents Savina et Biaggio, ses soeurs Lucie et Rose ainsi que ses frères Sam, Joe, Mike, John, Albert et Donald, elle laisse dans le deuil ses soeurs Joan et Estelle, ses belles-soeurs Pierrette, Pierrette et Dandy, plusieurs neveux et nièces ainsi que parents et amis.

Elle était une femme bonne avec un grand coeur et un fort sens des responsabilités en aidant sa famille tout au long de sa vie. On se souviendra d'elle pour sa dédication pour l'infirmerie et ses attentions envers tous.

Un remerciement tout spécial aux aides soignants du 3ième étage de la Résidence Angélica.

La famille vous accueillera ce lundi, 18 septembre 2017, de 11h à 13h au Complexe Funéraire Mont-Royal, 1297 chemin de la Forêt, outremont, QC H2V 2P9. Les funérailles suivront directement en la chapelle du complexe.


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Esterina Pilotti (Dear friend of the Forcillo family)

Entered September 14, 2017 from 257 Edgehill, h3y-1g3

For the occasional visits over the years , it was always heart warming to get a glimpse of recognition from Auntie Antoinette ,( who pierced my ears on her kitchen table ! ) as I used to call her !!
I'd like to extend my deepest sympathies to all who cared and loved her... especially Auntie Esther and Aunt Joan, Diane and Doug and Gina and family.
Always in our hearts,
Esterina xoxo

Gena Renee Downey (Niece, Daughter of Esterina Forcillo)

Entered September 15, 2017 from Burbank, CA United States of America

“Aunty,” “Aunt Toni” was what my sister and I called her. This resilient, intuitive, savvy, nurse was truly the loyal matriarch of a family who often benefitted from her ability to provide medical care. With high standards and integrity, Aunty devotedly sacrificed much of her life to care for her mother, Savina DiTolve Forcillo, until she passed away in 1984 to be reunited with her husband, Biagio Forcillo who passed on in 1963. Amongst the many others she tended to and nursed back to health was her youngest sister of 11, Esterina, when she contracted pleurisy as a teenager. This unwavering duty, and sacrifice for those that she loved, was expressed through her service. She shall be remembered fondly as an authentic and practical lady. Undoubtedly greeted by her predeceased parents, siblings and friends, she now joins them to surely supervise the family in some capacity :). Her passing is merely an interruption, a brief pause, that will one day seem insignificant compared to the eternal joy awaiting the faithful. Until we meet again, Aunty. Gena & Savina and our Families.

Esterrina Forcillo Cadiente (Younger Sister)

Entered September 15, 2017 from Valley Village, CA United States of America

I am happy that I was able to see you in 2015 when last I visited Montreal. Thank you for saving my life. I remember all the shots that you gave me that healed me. Rest in peace. You will be missed and I love you. Esterina Forcillo Cadiente

Linda Martineau (Neice)

Entered September 16, 2017 from Toronto

Aunty Anna was a gracious and elegant woman, a dedicated nurse, and an inspiring aunt for her many nieces and nephews. As a child, I was terrified when I saw her getting ready to give me an injection, then comforted by her soft voice and big hug. As an adult, I was touched by the affection shown towards her older sister, the two of them talking for hours on the phone late into the night. Thanks for the memories, sleep well my dear Aunt. Love, Linda


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