Olivier, Maria Anna (née Velo)

Olivier, Maria Anna (née Velo)

March 23rd, 2021

Peacefully passed away with family by her side, at Victoria Hospital, on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Maria Anna Olivier, of London, at the age of 87. Maria was born in Volpago del Montello, Italy, in 1933, but made Canada her home from 1957 – 2021. Beloved wife of the late Dino (2011), for 54 years. Adored mother of Carla (Dr. Rene Martin), and Sonia (Todd Parker). Cherished Noni of Christina (Nathan), Paula (Oskar), Lisa Martin, and Dr. Brent Parker. Loving Bisnoni of Kingston and Lincoln. Fondly remembered by sister, Lina Stefani. A private Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish. The family welcomes friends to view the livestream remotely. 

Please click here to view the livestream: Livestream for Maria Olivier's Funeral Mass.

Private entombment will be held at St. Peter’s Cemetery & Holy Family Chapel Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Maria are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program.


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Dawn DumontelleMy dearest Sonia and Carla and families, please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother, Noni and Bisoni. She was a beautiful lady, deeply spiritual and committed to her family. She was fiercely proud of both of you. Please know that I am thinking of all of you at this very difficult time.
Leigh Anne and David StoneDearest Sonia, and Carla and families. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you both and your families during this difficult time. The picture of your Mom makes me smile, as it shows the sparkle in her eye, and the zest for life that she has passed on to her daughters. May your memories of her love for her family and her garden, and all of the wonderful times that you have shared comfort you, and remain in your heart.
The Bailey Family We offer our sincere condolences to Maria's family. She will be missed dearly. We will never forget her warmth and smiles. She did so much to welcome us to the neighbourhood and we are truly grateful.
Agnese Bresolin Dear Carla, Sonia and family My deepest sympathies . I’m truly sorry to hear about your loss. It’s very hard to lose a loved one. Thinking about all of you. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Agnese Bresolin from your home town in Coniston
Barbara MilanovicDear Carla, Rene, and family. Please know that we are thinking of all of you and praying for your comfort at this most difficult time. Your Mom was a person of great faith and a kind and generous soul. She will be greatly missed. With Love and Condolences, Barbara and Joe
Wendy MargreeRest in Peace My Sweet Friend. You will be deeply missed. Sincere condolences to her family to whom she was so devoted.
Bruna Zorzi and family Carla and Sonia. My family and I have fond memories of Maria and Dino going back to when Marco and I came to Canada many years ago. They helped us tremendously when we first arrived in Coniston. I will always be grateful for them. My deepest condolences. Bruna Zorzi and family.
Lucia Zorzi McLartyCarla and Sonia, My deepest sympathies. I remember the fun I had with Santola in Coniston. Loved visiting her and enjoyed all the birds she kept. She was such a great seamstress that always impressed me. Love and Condolences, Lucia and Doug McLarty
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