Obituary

Corradina Giampapa passed away on Thursday, December 24th, 2020 at the age of 91. Her daughters Francesca and Sandra were both with her at the time. Predeceased are her husband Vincenzo and beloved daughter Cettina. Cherished nonna of Mark and his husband Mike, James and his wife Amy and Sean, as well as mother-in-law to Neil and James, Corradina will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. Due to the current provincial regulations regarding Covid-19, the Funeral Service and Entombment for Mrs. Giampapa will be private for immediate family only. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Corradina was born in Pachino, Sicily to Concettina and Salvatore Cianchino. When she first came to Canada with her parents in 1953, Dina did piecework in a clothing factory on Spadina Avenue in Toronto. In 1954, she met and married Vincenzo Giampapa. They had three daughters, Francesca, Cettina and Sandra. The family lived in Snelgrove for over twenty years and moved to Brampton in 1983. Corradina was a very hard-working woman with a keen love of fashion design. She owned a retail fabric store in Brampton and was self-employed as a seamstress. Dina was highly skilled and her wide range of creations included beautifully detailed wedding gowns for clients and elaborate costumes for her grandchildren. Corradina was a wonderful cook and was most happy spending time with her beloved grandchildren and sharing meals with family. We will miss you dearly mom. We love you.

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Due to the current pandemic restrictions and under direction from our regulator, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, effective November 23, 2020 all funerals and visitations will be by invitation only to limit the number of people in attendance and prevent the spread of COVID-19. We encourage those that are unable to attend in person to express their sympathy by posting a message of condolence to our website,or by sending flowers to the funeral home.

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January 03, 2021
Christopher Russell and Family
Dear Sandra and Family, We are sorry for your loss. From the reflections on Dina's life, it's plainly clear that she was talented, giving, loving, and loved. You are in our thoughts and prayers, and we wish you strength, peace, and hope at this time. Sincerely, Chris, Jenni, Benjamin and Brenna Russell
December 29, 2020
Mark, Kathleen, Donald and Dianne Cornish
We are so sorry to learn of Dina’s death. She was a cherished member of our extended family, as the mother of Chet, wife of our brother, James. Dina was fun to be with and always provided lots of good food at our family gatherings. We will certainly miss her. We extend our sincerest sympathies to her daughters, Francesca and Sandra. Please know that we are all the more richer for having had Dina in our lives. It was pleasure to have known her and enjoy her company.