Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Maria Falusi passed away at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Josef. Loving mother of Christina (Lorne) Lambert, Marlene (Hugh) Lee, and Michael Falusi. Cherished grandmother of Bryan, Amanda, Eric (Irene), and Karen (Jeff). Predeceased by her parents Stephen and Maria Hemeth and brother George Penz. Maria was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who loved to cook, bake, dance, garden, sing, and do handicrafts. She freely shared these talents with everyone she met. Special thanks to Anny Franz, the entire Franz family, the Donauschwaben community, and her many Canadian friends who loved and supported her throughout her life. Visitation will be held at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 293 Stuart St., Sarnia on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please).