Suddenly at Guelph, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Silvana Belsito, age 54 years, was the loving and devoted friend and wife of Chester Waszczylo. She was the dear and devoted mother of Salvatore “Sam” Alexander Waszczylo. Silvana was the loving daughter of Lina Belsito and the late Salvatore “Sam” Belsito (1994) and she was the beloved sister of Maria Angelina Arkilander (late Bruce 1999) and Tina (Dr. Dominic Raco). She is fondly remembered by nieces and nephews, Dr. Adrianna Arkilander (David Bittermann), Dana (Adam) Lauder, Michael Arkilander, Ann-Marie (Seamas) Egan, Dr. Michael Raco (Milica Komazec), Veronica Raco (Edwin Urrutia) and Peter Raco. Silvana was the cherished sister-in-law of Zbyg (Gen) Waszczylo and the dear aunt of Eryk (Tiffany) Waszczylo and Adam (Kyra) Waszczylo. She was dearest sister-in-law of Grazyna (Richard) Wiczorkowski (in Poland). Silvana worked at the Guelph Main Branch of the Royal Bank of Canada for 25 years.
Friends are invited to meet with the family at the Gilbert MacIntyre & Son Funeral Home, Dublin Chapel, 252 Dublin St. N., Guelph on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Vigil for Silvana will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma St., Guelph, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Interment, Marymount Cemetery, Guelph. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, would be appreciated by the family. Cards are available at the funeral home (519-822-4731) and condolences may be sent to www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com