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Theresa "Tessie" Tabone

Sunday, November 4th, 1934 - Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Theresa “Tessie” Tabone
November 4, 1934 - May 19, 2019

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Theresa “Tessie” Tabone at St. Peter’s Hospital in her 85th year. Tessie’s passing is preceded by her husband of over 50 years, Frank Tabone. She is survived by her 2 children, Pauline Miskas (Bill) and Mike Tabone (Karen) as well as her grandchildren Steven Miskas, Mike Miskas (Paula), Tracey Zimmer (Mark) and Christopher Tabone (Gillian). Tessie is also survived by her brothers Mario Stivala (Polly) and Joe Stivala (Carmen) as well as sisters, Gola Mallan (Joe) and Mary Mamo (Charlie, deceased) in Malta. She was also Great Grandmother to Salvatore, Luka, Bria and Ehva as well as “baby” Tabone, who is on the way. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Malta. Tessie married Frank Tabone in Malta in 1951 and together they emigrated to start a new life in Canada. The adjustment at first was difficult for her being so far away from her family at a very young age, but she persisted and life got better once they were established. Their combined work ethic and love for each other yielded a very fulfilling life in their new country and these same values have been passed down from generation to generation. Her legacy will live on through her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Your job on earth is done mom. You can now rest in peace with dad. Love, your family. A special thank you to the Palliative Care Staff at St. Peter’s for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, at Tessie’s request, make a donation to a charity that is important to you.

Visitation will be held at P.X. DERMODY FUNERAL HOME (796 Upper Gage Ave., Hamilton) on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 9-10:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (Our Lady of Lourdes site, 416 Mohawk Rd. E.) on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    Friday, May 24th, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    P.X. Dermody - Upper Gage
    796 Upper Gage Ave.
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  • Service

    Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, May 24th, 2019 11:00am
    Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
    416 Mohawk Road East
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  • Interment

    Resurrection Catholic Cemetery
    254 Garner Rd. W
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Mary Bache(Greck)

Posted at 02:41pm
My condolences Mike and Pauline. It was with great sadness that I heard your Mom had passed. I have many wonderful memories of visiting with my parents and brothers, and the Sunday picnics we went on when we were all young. Mike and Pauline, may God comfort and bless you and your families in your time of grief. May Tessie rest in peace. Mary (Greck) Bache


Posted at 12:57pm
“Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.” I am deeply sorry to hear about the passing of your mother, she was always so nice to me and my family whenever we met. Our condolences go out to you and your family. Love always Rita and Mark Goddard & family and Joseph Spiteri.

John DeSanti

Posted at 12:51pm
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Karina G

Posted at 12:34pm
My sincerest condolences to the Tabone Family. May it be of some help to know that Theresa is in God's grand memory away from suffering. May the words found in Psalms chapter 34 verse 18 comfort your hearts and help you through this tremendous loss. Job 14:14,15 shows us God's desire to see his wonderful promise, of bringing back to life all those that have fallen asleep in death, become a reality. God has promised it and he will make it come true.

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