Funeral to be held Friday for pedestrian struck on Britannia Rd.

Online tributes are pouring in as a GoFundMe campaign is underway to cover funeral costs for Madeleine Petrielli, 15, of Mississauga. "So sad to hear this news, she was a hard working student and a ray of sunshine," wrote Michael Nasimith. (Photo: GoFundMe)
Online tributes are pouring in as a GoFundMe campaign is underway to cover funeral costs for Madeleine Petrielli, 15, of Mississauga. “So sad to hear this news, she was a hard working student and a ray of sunshine,” wrote Michael Nasimith. (Photo: GoFundMe)

BY KELLY ROCHE
Funeral details have been announced for a 15-year-old Mississauga girl who died after being struck by a SUV in the Erin Mills-Meadowvale area.
Madeleine Petrielli died Dec. 2 after crossing Britannia Rd. W. near Glen Erin Dr., trying to catch a bus.
Paramedics treated and transported Petrielli to hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
Vigils have taken place at the site each day since.

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Flowers and candles have been placed along Britannia Rd. W., near Glen Erin Dr., where Madeleine Petrielli, 15, was struck in Mississauga on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Photo: Submitted)

“I love you all for all of the love that you have shown Madeleine,” wrote Petrielli’s mother, Nicole Burnat, in a Facebook post.
“She is smiling down at all of you right now.”
More than $17,000 has been raised for the St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School student’s funeral.


Visitation takes place at Turner & Porter Neweduk Erin Mills Chapel at 1981 Dundas St. W. in Mississauga during the following dates and times:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. then 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The funeral is scheduled at the same location on Friday, Dec. 9 at 11 a.m.


At least 20 people have died in 2016 collisions in Peel Region.

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