Maria  Di Diomete (Faragalli) , age 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, with family close by.  Born in Italy, daughter of the late Davide (Faragalli) and Rosaria (Fabiocchi). Predeceased by her husband Domenico. Maria and Domenico immigrated to Canada in 1959.  Proud and loving mother of Franca Di Diomete (Mark Holmes), Patrizia Di Diomete, Roberto Di Diomete (Heidi), and Sandra Di Diomete. Grandmother of Devin, Haley, Nolan and Kiera Di Diomete whom she loved from the bottom of her heart. Maria is survived by her siblings Antonio (Italy) and Ida (Hamilton), along with cousins, nieces and nephews in both Italy and in Canada. Maria was surrounded and embraced by the love of her family, friends and neighbors. That love was returned by those who were touched by her kindness, her generosity and her goodness. Maria loved cooking for her family, spending time in her garden and talking with friends. She always saw the good in people and situations. When her husband Domenico got sick, she put her heart and soul into caring for him. Friends and family may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 2-6 p.m. (Parish prayers at 1:45 p.m.)  The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, January 27 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 96 Huron Street, Stratford. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church Restoration Fund or Stratford General Hospital through the funeral home. 519.271.7411.

Service Information

Friday, January 26, 2018
from 2-6 p.m.
Parish prayers at 1:45 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, January 27th at 11 a.m.
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church
96 Huron Street

Avondale Cemetery
Garden Mausoleum
4 Avondale Ave, Stratford


The Festival Inn
1144 Ontario Street

Memorial Donations
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church Restoration Fund
Stratford General Hospital


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