Voila graduated from the University of Utah where she studied drama in New York. Viola was a real estate broker for several years, was a vice-president, then president of several organizations. After retiring, they filled a Mission for the Church. They were serving in the St. George Temple at the time of Trevor's death.
Viola is the author of a wonderful book about a significant part of the Canova family "Life Story of Thomas Raymond Canova".
Viola passed away on 31 January 2009 in Southern Utah. She would have been 100 years old on 8 February 2009. Her life was celebrated with a funeral on her behalf on 7 February 2009, in Bloomington Utah, just outside of St. George, Utah. The address of the church house where the funeral and viewing are to be held is: 3381 Mulberry Drive, Bloomington Utah 84790-7530. Viewing 12:00 pm Funeral 1:00 pm Family luncheon Internment in Hurricane, Utah, Cemetery.