Suddenly at her home in Welland on Thursday, July 4, 2019. In her 31st year, Rafaela Teresa D’Elia, beloved daughter of Connie and Robert D’Elia, loving sister of John Alexander D’Elia and his wife Erin, cherished granddaughter of Rafaella and Giovanni D’Elia and Teresa DeLuca (late Alessandro), Loving niece of Mike DeLuca (Michelle) and Carmen MacLeod (late John), Dear cousin of Sarah (Rafal), Jason (Kate), Victoria, Alexander and Sophia. Fondly remembered by many other family members, friends and coworkers at Great Clips. Rafaela had a special talent working with hair and colour and making people beautiful. Her beautiful smile and soul will be remembered. Visitation will be held at Patrick J. Darte Funeral , 39 Court Street, St. Catharines (905-685-6584) on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11am. Entombment at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fonthill. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to either the Lincoln County Humane Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
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Thursday, July 11, 2019