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TURRI, Nita Livia

TURRI, Nita Livia

1927 2017
(nee Guidi)

Nita passed away peacefully on November 21, 2017 in Kelowna, BC at the age of 89. She is lovingly remembered by husband, Caesar Turri; children, Linda (Gabe) Coupal (children Heather, Nicole and Alain), Don (Lucy) Turri (children Samantha, Luke and Mary), Audrey (Lloyd) Bucharest (children Alyson and Rob), and 6 great grandchildren. Nita was predeceased by her parents Emilio and Dolinda Guidi and brother Louie Guidi.

Born and living her entire life in Kelowna, Nita will be remembered for her caring and inclusive spirit. She looked after the care needs of local relatives and those arriving from Italy. Mom was a nurturer, whether it was helping raise her grandchildren or rescuing birds that had fallen from their nest. She was very organized and was a wonderful cook. Dinner was served at 5:45 pm and you must not be late!

Upon retirement Nita and Caesar travelled across Canada and to Italy, to visit relatives. She was an active member of the Kelowna Canadian Italian Club. The front steps to her home were adorned with the most amazing geraniums.

Prayers will be recited on Monday, November 27th at 7:00 pm at St. Pius X Parish, 1077 Fuller Avenue with Fr. Gerald Sekanga as Celebrant. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the


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Condolence Messages
  • Dec 07, 2017
    Caesar and family, deepest sympathy to you and the family. Nita was a beautiful person always very generous. We always remember visiting your family and the wonderful spaghetti. My children still remember the pond in the yard. Take care,
    Ken and Betty Carter and family
  • Dec 05, 2017
    To Caesar, Linda & family, I've always had special thoughts of Nita being my mother Gloria's maid of honor many years ago. So sorry to hear of her passing!
    Gerry Ghini
  • Dec 04, 2017
    Ceasar and family.So sorry to hear of Nita passing.Having may fond memories of Nita when we first came to Canada.Such and kind and loving lady.She spent hours taking care of my mother and was much appreciated.Bob and Audrey Guidi
  • Dec 01, 2017
    Caesar, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Nita.. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. She will be missed...
    Mary Comper
  • Nov 29, 2017
    Hello Caesar and Don,
    I was sorry to read about the passing of you wife and mother. She will be missed by many.
    Bob Kueng
  • Nov 29, 2017
    Caesar and family,
    So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.
    Harry Rashke
  • Nov 29, 2017
    Our deepest condolences to the whole family.
    Robert & Nadene Casorso & family
  • Nov 27, 2017
    Caesar & family, so sorry to hear of Nita's passing. We extend our condolences to you and the family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. We will remember Nita as a caring and gracious lady with that beautiful smile on her face.
    Kathy & Tun Wong
  • Nov 26, 2017
    Dear Caesar & Family
    Our deepest condolences to you all on the loss of dear sweet Nita. May your wonderful memories give you peace & comfort.
    Love & God Bless
    Patti & Sam DiMaria & Family
  • Nov 25, 2017
    Caesar and families, my heartfelt condolences with the loss of Nita. Shirley Bach (Gaspardone)
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Caesar & Family,
    I was saddened to hear of Nita's passing. I remember fondly our many visits at
    Safeway, and was always impressed by Nita's caring ways, asking about me and
    my parents, she was so genuinely concerned about others. She was a lovely lady,
    and was a pleasure to know. May your memories bring you comfort at this most
    difficult time.
    Barb Roberts (Tucker)
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Dear Audley, thinking of you and the rest of your family at this difficult time. Take care of each other and remember LOVE. Sincerely, Linda Clements.
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Dear Caesar and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Anita's passing.
    She was a lovely lady and will be missed by all who knew her.
    We were happy to have known her.
    Dolly and Larry Doyle
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Linda, so very sorry for your loss. It is a very sad day when you lose your mother.
    Will be thinking of you and your family.
    Ray Trudeau
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Mr. Caesar Turri & Family,
    Growing up and living down the road from you on Highland Drive North, I always appreciated Mrs Turris kind words and enjoyed many conversations with her over the years. She was a wonderful lady my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Garrett Millsap & Family
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Linda, I was so sorry to hear of your mum.
    Laureen
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Caesar and Family,
    Nita was a very kind and giving lady, spending many hours helping others. She spent many hours looking out for my mother-in-law, Yvonne, and will be remembered with fondness.
    Marilyn Guidi
  • Nov 24, 2017
    Caesar, sorry to here of Nita's passing, she will be missed.
    Don and Joyce Favell
  • Nov 23, 2017
    So sorry to hear of Nita passing Caesar. May your memories comfort you.
    Your Balmoral dart partner
    Deb and Fred Bushaw
  • Nov 23, 2017
    Caesar and families, my thoughts and prayers are with you, Nita was a lovely lady, she was loved by all.
    Mary Welder
  • Nov 23, 2017
    Don and family, it is a sad time when one loses a family member. Our thoughts are with you.
    Graham and Brenda
  • Nov 23, 2017
    Caesar and Family,
    My sincere condolences on the passing of Nita. She was a lovely lady to know.
    My payers are with you at this time.
    Al Johnson
  • Nov 23, 2017
    Caesar and family,
    A sad day but good memories of a fine lady. Nita was a delight to talk to and a very helpful person.
    Don, Jane and Rose Rampone
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Mr. Turri and Family,
    So very sorry to hear of Mrs. Turri's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Karen Lutz
  • Nov 22, 2017
    So sorry to hear of her passing. My deepest condolences to all. Genevieve Haiworonsky
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Caesar, so sorry to hear of Nita's passing. Our good times spent at Mabel Lake will be all the more memorable having spent them with you and Nita. We always had a lot of good conversations and good laughs, not to mention the big ones that got away! Our thoughts are with you and your family.
    Don and Doreen Roper, Vernon
  • Nov 22, 2017
    We are very very saddened by the news of Nita's passing! Nita and Caesar were our neighbours for many years on Highland Drive North! They were so gracious and genuine and put up with our 4 children as they grew up next to them! They always gifted us with the lovely Italian Panetone bread at Christmas time! Nita was forever cooking and always out front trying to get rid of that darn crab grass that tried diligently to take over their front lawn! We always thought she looked so regal and beautifully put together! Our hearts pain for you Caesar but we know that her energy and love is deeply entwined in your Heart and Soul! We send big hugs to you and your family Love from all of us! Selena,Paul,Alexandria,Rebecca,Cameron and Natasha Grunbaum!
  • Nov 22, 2017
    To all the Turri family, my heart is saddened to hear this news, my deepest condolences.
    Nita was such a beautiful lady. An Angel On Earth. Now she joins God's Heavenly Angels.
    May God comfort and give you strength during this time.
    My thoughts & prayers are with you.
    Loraine Shevchuk
  • Nov 22, 2017
    So very sorry for your loss, she was a kind soul that helped anyone that needed it. She will be greatly missed we will always think of her and be in our heart.
    From the Andreucci and Zol family
  • Nov 22, 2017
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Our thoughts are with you all.
    Brenda & Bruce Leask
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Dear Mr. Turri and family, on behalf of my parents and family (Brownlee) I would like to extend our condolences at the loss of such a wonderful lady. I was able to get to know Nita more through the bank I worked in. She was always so sweet and asking about my parents, George and Pat Brownlee. I also want to thank you Caesar for being so kind to my Dad the past few months. Big hugs to you and all your family,
    Linda Cichon (Brownlee)
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Donald and all,
    Sorry to read of your Moms passing. Condolences to the entire family.
    David Langton
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Caesar, Linda, Don and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Nita.
    Our thoughts and hearts are with you.
    Marion Bremner and Volunteers at Meals on Wheels
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Dear Don,
    Heartfelt condolences on the passing of your mother. May the memories that are etched onto your heart bring comfort at this time. Please extend my sympathies to your father. It was always a pleasure to see them together - they were such an elegant couple. Thoughts and prayers to the entire Turri family.
    Anna Vigilante-Meyes
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Caesar, Linda, Don and Audrey (and respective families) - what a pleasure it has been to know this lovely classy lady! We've enjoyed seeing her at get togethers over many years and will miss that. Cherish the memories.
    Donna (Coupal) and Kimmo Numminen
  • Nov 22, 2017
    To the family,
    We're so sorry to hear about Nita. She was such a beautiful woman inside and out. She will truly be missed. Our deepest condolences to all of you.
    Frank and Corinne Gorges
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Caesar and Family,
    We are so saddened to hear of Nita's passing and we send our condolences to all of you. She was such a kind and gentle soul. We always enjoyed our coffee morning chats and on the mornings she was not there, she was usually making soup and I bet it was the best ever.
    We will not forget her.
    Kurt and Irene Lauridsen
    Balmoral
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Dear Caesar, Linda, Don & Audrey,
    I am so sorry to hear of Nita's passing. I have so many wonderful memories of growing up with (Auntie) Nita & (Uncle) Caesar. She was a wonderful woman & will be sorely missed.
    My thoughts & prayers are with you all at this time.
    Kelli Johnson(nee McGuire)
  • Nov 22, 2017
    My thoughts are with you. I am sure you will miss this wonderful lady.
    A line in Kipling's poem IF embodies her in my memory:
    "If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, or walk with Kings - nor lose your common touch"
    ~ Peg Day
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Caesar & all the Family,
    Our heartfelt condolences with the loss of your wife and mother. Nita was a wonderful, kind, caring person. We got to know her in Balmoral. Spent many coffee hours together.
    Joe & Nellie Ooyevaar
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Nita was a very special person, she was such a loving person and a lot of fun to be around. The respect that she had for people was amazing and she was always interested in what you were up to. We are so proud to have known her all of our lives and share a lot of laughs together.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Domenic and Lina Rampone
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Audrey & Lloyd and the Turri family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I know that she was a bright light in your family.
    Greg & Linda Desilets
  • Nov 22, 2017
    Caesar and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your wife/mother was a wonderful woman and a great delight to all who met her.
    Jim and Dana Herperger
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