Cesira Venier (nee Gigante)

The family of Cesira Venier announces her peaceful passing on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Cranbrook at 99 years of age.

Cesira was born on February 14, 1915 in Torsa, Udine, Italy. Cesira met Ezio Venier in Italy in 1961 and she immigrated to Cranbrook and they married in 1962.

Cesira is survived by her step-children Harvey (Charlene) and Vivian (Danny), grandchildren Robert (Jody), Carla (Terry), Christine (Michael), Diane and Lori (Chad), great grandchildren Jackson, Callie, Kendal, Hanna, Veronica, Jenna and Daniel, sisters Rina and Maria of Italy and also many nephews and nieces in Italy.

She was predeceased by her first husband in 1943, second husband Ezio in 1985, sisters Oselea and Eugenia and her brothers Enore, Bruno and Lino.

A funeral mass for Cesira will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cranbrook on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:00 am. She will be entombed in the Westlawn Cemetery Mausoleum following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cesira’s honour can be made to the F. W. Green Memorial Home, 1700 – 4th Street South, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 6E1.


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