Josephine Maniaci



Maniaci, Giuseppa (Josephine)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Giuseppa "Josephine" Maniaci on Oct 13, 2020 at the age of 91.  Born on August 8, 1929 to Antonio & Antonina Senia in Custonaci, Sicily.  Beloved wife of 59 years to Salvatore Maniaci (2009).  Loving and adored mother of Mary Fratarcangeli (Giulio), and Nino Maniaci (Darlene). Cherished Nonna of Gino (Sandra), Salvatore (Daniela), Joanne (Jeff), Tory (Sommer), Anthony, Daniel (Jenika), and proud great grandmother of Michael, Brianna, Alessia, Gia and Natalia.  Dear sister of the late Francesco Senia (late Mary), late Giuseppe Senia (Illuminata), late Rosa Giambona (late Pietro), late Salvatore Senia. Sister-in-law of the late Pietrina Aiuto (late Rosario), late Marianna Agosta (late Girolamo), Pia Aiuto (late Francesco), late Marietta Napoli (late Matteo), late Nunzio Maniaci, Lina Castiglione (late Paolo), Baldassare Maniaci (Anna). Survived by many nieces and nephews.  Josephine immigrated to Canada in 1959 where her and her husband established their lives.  They both worked very hard.  Josephine enjoyed the company of her family and preparing beautiful meals.  She was an extraordinaire baker and loved sharing her baked cookies and cannoli.  The family wish to express their sincere gratitude to Erie Shores HealthCare for their special care. Due to COVID restrictions, visitation and service is limited to a specific number of visitors at a time. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment online at to secure a designated time to pay your respects. EVERYONE must wear a mask and social distance from the family and those around them. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Michael’s Church, 29 Elliott St. Leamington on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10:30 am. Please arrive at 10 am. Entombment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort or make a charitable contribution at