PITOSCIA, Emilio - Surrounded by his family on October 2, 2016 at the age of 92 years.
Loving husband of Maria for 70 years. Cherished father of Josie and Anita. Devoted Nonno of Tania (Michael), Andrea (Jordan) and Peter (Lindsay). Bisnonno of Luca and Emry.
Survived by his sister Anna Rico. Emilio arrived in Canada from Italy in 1952 and established himself with a job in carpentry and later in home building.
He was a hard worker who took pride in his craftsmanship and in 1955 he built his first family home.
Emilio was also a great story teller to his family and close friends and this brought much joy to him. He will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Guests are invited to Markey Dermody Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Prayers at 2:30 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Eugene's Catholic Church on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 11 a.m. Entombment to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.