SPRING GLEN- Through the grace of God Norma LaJune Toigo Passarella passed away peacefully with her loving family around her on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in Price, Utah at the age of 83.
Born June 22, 1927 in Provo, Utah to Mabel Robertson and Guido "Donuts" Toigo, she was a long time resident of Helper, Utah.
She married the love of her life Arthur J. Passarella on Sept. 21, 1946 and they shared 60 years of true love. He passed away Oct. 31, 2006.
Nana lived her life to the fullest surrounding herself with her family, cooking and providing a wonderful home life for everyone around her. Bestowed as women of the year in the Catholic Church, her devotion lead her to give of herself unconditionally, to her children and anyone in need. Her love has become a memory that has become a treasure; she is dearly loved and missed. A sweet, kind, caring, loving, wonderful soul, may she rest in peace.
Referred to lovingly as "Nana" June is survived by her sister Betty Murphy, sons Fred Passarella, Brent (Kristen) Passarella, her grandchildren Jeff (Misty), Jennifer, Nicole (Marty) and Tanner Passarella, Camille, Sarah, Danny and Brandon Schofield, Stephanie Howcroft, Megan Damron, great-grandchildren, Taylor, Trenity, T'Ann Passarella, Carter Bias, Kailey Howcroft and Clayton VanWyck, and wonderful puppy "Artie".
She is up in heaven with her loves, husband Art, son Rick, and now she can visit with her dear Mom and Dad, brother Bud, sister Joan, daughter-in-law Lana.
Funeral Mass, Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 10 a.m. St. Anthony Catholic Church. Vigil Service, Monday evening 7 p.m. St. Anthony Catholic Church. The family received friends Monday and Tuesday one hour prior to service. Committal, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper.
Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome to share memories of June online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.