Carmel Vani

Obituary of Carmel Ann Vani

Peacefully and surrounded by her loving family, Carmel passed away on Tuesday October 13th 2020, in her 85th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Arnaldo. Dear mother of Anthony (Elena) and Michael (Anna). Cherished Nonna of Anthony (Patri), Vanessa (Kitch), Danielle (Jesse), Andrea (Bailey) and Great Nonna to Grace and Layla. Predeceased by her parents Ulissi and Concetta DeRocco, parents in-law Guilio and Angela Vani. Carmel was a dear sister to the late Michael (Barbara) DeRocco, (the late Tony DeRocco) Shirley, (the late Jean) Italo Colangeli, the late Mary Gibson, and sister-in-law to the late Agata and Vince Mancino, and the late Adriano and Jean Vani. Carmel was a special Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff at the ICU unit at the Niagara Health St. Catharines Site for their care and compassion. The family will receive guests at the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME 585 Carlton St. for a time of visitation from 4-8pm on Thursday October 15th. A funeral mass will be held at St. Alfred Church at 11am Friday 16th with an entombment at Victoria Lawn Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Pathstone Mental Health Association. As per the Province of Ontario Covid-19 regulations - visitation and funeral mass is limited to 30% building capacity. All guests attending the visitation must bring a mask and remain 6ft social distanced. Online Guest


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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, October 15, 2020
George Darte Funeral Home
585 Carlton Street
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, October 16, 2020
St. Alfred Roman Catholic Church
272 Vine Street
St. Catharines , Ontario, Canada
(905) 934-9703


Victoria Lawn Cemetery
431 Queenston Street
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
(905) 682-5311
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