Iole Maria (Zenobi) MinardiApril 3, 1932 ~ September 26, 2017 (age 85)
Iole Minardi passed away peacefully September 26, 2017 at the age of 85 years. ‘Nonna’ will be greatly missed by her children John (Brenda) Mraz and Linda of Summerland, BC; grandchildren Judy (Sean) Garvey and Colin Minardi; and her brother and sister in Italy. She was predeceased by her husband Turido Minardi.
Iole was born in Italy in 1932 and came to Summerland in 1952 to marry Turido. She was an extremely hard worker in her own orchard and the Summerland packinghouse for over 35 years. At any other time you could find her amongst her beautiful flower gardens.
Cremation has taken place with Providence Crematorium and will be followed by Iole’s Memorial Service Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Providence’s Summerland Chapel, 13205 Rosedale Ave., Summerland, BC. In memory of Iole, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com 250-494-7752.