Giuseppina (Pina) Pacione

February 8, 1948 – Ofena, Italy

January 28, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta


Giuseppina (Pina) Pacione, beloved wife of Domenico Pacione, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022, at the age of 73 years.


Pina was born in Ofena, Italy, on February 8, 1948. In 1967, she married Domenico and together they immigrated to Calgary, AB, Canada. Pina was a talented seamstress, gardener, cook and baker.  She loved to travel and go on new adventures, but her greatest joy was being a generous, loving mom and friend to MaryLou and Rita.


Pina is survived by her two daughters and two sons-in-law, MaryLou and Robin, and Rita and Tom, all of Calgary. Pina is also survived by her five sisters-in-law, Angela Pacione, Nella Pacione, Maria Elena Pacione, all of Calgary, Iole Lancione of Ofena, Italy, and Maria Bonit of Fameck, France; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends all around the world.


Pina was predeceased by her husband Domenico Pacione, parents, Elio and Maria Genitti; parents-in-law, Giuseppe and Carmela Pacione; sister-in-law Ida Giustini, six brothers-in-law, Rodolfo Pacione, Nino Pacione, Tony Pacione, Antonio Giustini, Edoardo Lancione, and Rene Bonit; and two nephews, Carmelino, and Sergio Giustini.


Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McInnis & Holloway (Chapel of The Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home.