Muriel Pauline Ciavaglia
June 21, 1925 – April 5, 2011 

It is with great sadness the family of Muriel Ciavaglia announce her passing on April 5, 2011, at the age of 85 years.

Muriel will be dearly missed by her husband of 66 years, Alfred, as well as her children Mark (Kathryn) of Kincardine, Donna (Rick) Chimko of Edmonton, Robert (Carolyn) of Winnipeg, and Rosanna Ciavaglia of Edmonton. Muriel is survived by her grandchildren, Amy (Shion) and Nicholas (Karen) Chimko of Edmonton; Gina and John (Melanie) Ciavaglia of Winnipeg; Matthew (Jennifer), Andrew (Cynthia) Ciavaglia, Zoe (Jeff) MacCrostie of Ontario; and eight great-grandchildren. Left to honour her memory are her sisters, Lila McClelland and Avis Pitcher. She was predeceased by her parents, Willis and Florence, brothers Lorne, Dalton, Walley, and Myles Casselman, and sisters Mourine Barklay and Emily Casselman.

A visitation was held at Memories Funeral Home in Edmonton (780-454-9111) on Fri., April 8 at 12 pm. The funeral service followed the visitation at 1 pm. Interment took place at Northern Lights Cemetery in Edmonton.

The family would like to thank the staff of Capital Care Dickinsfield, 2B for their genuine care and compassion shown to Muriel during her time there.

Donations in Muriel’s memory may be made directly to Capital Care Dickinsfield Foundation, 14225-94 Street, Edmonton, AB T5E 6C6.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website