Aurora Maria Wills (nee Graells), beloved wife of the late Miguel Ramiro Wills, passed away peacefully at her home in Pickering, Ontario, on Christmas Eve, with her family at her side.
She was born in Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela on October 31, 1931 and is predeceased by her parents, Ramon Graells and Maria Orsetti and her brother, Ramon Graells.
Her final days were spent in the company of her devoted daughters, Maria Elena, Aurora Josefina, Elizabeth, Amarilis, Livia and her adoring sons-in-law, Allan Field and Frank Maduri who were all with her at the end.
She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Neva Field (Joshua Covell), Adrian Field (Vanessa), Frank Gabriel Marcano (Julia), Marco Maduri, Francesca Maduri, Shane Thompson (Ashleigh), Renee Thompson-Brass (James) and by her seven great grandchildren.
She was very dear to her sisters, Gladys Alvarez, Marita (Maria) Flores, Doris Millan, Consuelo Graells and her brother, Jaime Graells. She will be remembered lovingly by her numerous nephews and nieces and by the many friends she welcomed as family.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to:
The Simple Alternative – Pickering
1057 Brock Road
Pickering, ON L1W 3T7
A visitation will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, January 6th, between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 12 noon at:
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
796 Eyer Dr, Pickering, ON L1W 3C2
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to:
The Canadian Cancer Society or The North York General Hospital Foundation.
At the request of the family, full vaccination is required to attend this event. Please note, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and ID prior to entering, wear a mask or face covering, provide information for contact tracing, and self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms.
The Funeral Mass will be live streamed for those unable to attend in person. Details to follow.