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Born in Calabria, Italy. Immegrated to Canada at age twelve - the eighth of nine children. Married for forty-four years to Pasquale Sammarco, and mother of two children. Held a career in the insurance industryfor twenty years as an Accredited General Insurance Broker.

Founder and past president of the Vancouver Thalassemia Society of British Columbia. President of a women's lodge in the Italian community, doing volunteer work for the Vancouver community. Serafina cherishes family and good friends and loves to engage in intellectual and meaningful conversations.

Loves to dance with husband Pasquale and a special group of friends. Enjoys long walks in nature to help clear the mind and restore the soul.

Serafina Sammarco

serafina@sammarco.ca | http://www.isabellasjourney.ca

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