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Virginia Lavorata Alvau
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1912
Calabria, Italy
Death: Aug. 9, 2011
Alberta, Canada

MRS. VIRGINIA ALVAU of Lethbridge,beloved wife of the late Mr. Paul Alvau, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, surrounded by her children, on Tuesday,August 9, 2011 at the age of 98 years. Virginia was born on September 13, 1912 in Piane Crati, Calabria, Italy. She immigrated to Lethbridge and arrived on December 24, 1948 with her husbandand three small children. She was an avid gardener, and even at 98 one could still see her in the backyard tending to her plants.Her garden was necessary to her well being and many family and friends enjoyed the fruits of her labour. She was a long time member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the CWL, as well as alife member of the Italian Canadian Club. Besides her loving husband Paul, she was predeceased by her parents, Michele and Chiara Lavorato, an infant son Anthony, her brothers; Alfonso,Armondo, Francesco, Antonio, Adolph and Carmine, and sister Giuseppina Mazzuca. Mom was the last of her generation. Virginiais survived by her children; Rosa (Nello) Gioia, Maria (George) Siegl, and Nick (Paulette) Alvau. Her family was her life and shederived great joy from her six grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and one great great-granddaughter, as well asnumerous nieces, nephews and their families. The family would like to thank the Doctors and nurses on 4A for their compassionate care of our mother. A very special thank you to Colleen for her kindness and attentiveness as her caregiver. All who knew her will always remember her saying, "I'me o.k." Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 11,2011 at ST. BASIL'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 13th Street North, Lethbridge. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am on Friday, August 12, 2011 at ST. BASIL'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, with Father Tim Boyle, celebrant. Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.610- 4 Street SouthLethbridge,AB 
Family links: 
  Michele Larorata (1887 - 1955)
  Chiara Mazzuca Lavorata (1892 - 1972)
  Paul Rosario Alvau (1909 - 1995)*
  Giuseppina Lavorata Mazzuca (1911 - 1984)*
  Virginia Lavorata Alvau (1912 - 2011)
  Francesco Lavorata (1913 - 1999)*
  Antonio Lavorata (1923 - 2000)*
  Alfonso Lavorato (1926 - 2006)*
  Carmine Lavorata (1927 - 1977)*
  Armando Lavorato (1930 - 2005)*
  Adolfo Guido Lavorata (1932 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Lethbridge Census Division
Alberta, Canada
Plot: Block 20 Lot 5 Grave 38E
Maintained by: linda Mazzuca
Originally Created by: Doreen
Record added: Aug 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74902073
Virginia <i>Lavorata</i> Alvau
Added by: Doreen
Virginia <i>Lavorata</i> Alvau
Added by: Doreen
Virginia <i>Lavorata</i> Alvau
Added by: Doreen
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