It is with deep sadness that the family of Eliza DeLuca (nee Degan) announces her peaceful passing on Sunday March 19th, 2017 at the age of 79 years after a courageous battle with Parkinsons. Beloved wife of Bruno DeLuca and sister of Johnny and Michael Degan (all predeceased). Loving mother of Luigina DeLuca (deceased), Corina Plonis (Leon), Brian DeLuca (Cecilia). A loving and proud Nonna to Amelia, Elaina, and James. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.
Born on July 4, 1937 in Gatchell, Ontario, Eliza was a well-known Sudbury resident and had a strong community of friends and family. She spent a life time caring for her family, friends and had a special fondness for birds and flower gardening. Eliza had many talents that she expressed through her cooking and a hidden talent and love for freehand drawing. Eliza was a long time parishioner of St. Patrick’s Parish and helped out with the Ladies’ Auxiliary.
The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) on Wednesday, March 22 from 4 o’clock until time of funeral service in the chapel at 7:30 o’clock. Funeral Mass will be held in St. Patrick Church, Sudbury on Saturday morning, May 27 at ten o’clock followed by interment in Civic Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Parkinson’s Research (www.parkinson.ca) would be appreciated. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com