It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Rita Pistilli. Rita passed away peacefully on May 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 82. She was predeceased by her husband, Giovanni Pistilli, in 1997. She is survived by her loving daughters, Donna (Mike), Maria, Joanna (Gabriel); grandchildren Suzanne, Alessandro, Stephanie, Amelia, Nicholas and Michael; brother Bernardino and sister in law Maria Alonzi, brother in law Pietro and sister in law Loreta Pistilli and many nieces, nephews and friends. Heartfelt thanks to her many caregivers and the staff at the North Shore Hospice for their care and support. Prayers will be offered Friday, May 25, 2018 at 7:00pm at Holy Trinity Parish, 2725 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 12:30pm. Entombment to follow at Ocean View Burial Park, South Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita’s memory to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation.