GREGORIS, Rosano - After a long and valiant battle with cancer, Rosano passed away on October 20, 2019.
Loving husband of Saveria for 68 years, father to Joe (Jean), Dino (Christine) and Nora (Roger). Grandfather to Michael, David, Adrianna and Thomas, great grandfather to Ryan, Harper, Emma, Eloïse and Margot.
Survived by his sisters Genoveffa and Maria, predeceased by his sisters Luigia, Ernesta, Emma and Angelina.
Rosano immigrated from Italy in 1949. He worked in Canada for more than 40 years, but his most enjoyable work was in his vegetable garden and small orchard. He was well known for his ability to graft fruit trees. He was so proud of his apple tree bearing 4 different varieties of apples!
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Sakura Hospice in Woodstock.
Family and friends are invited to visit at the McKersie-Kocher funeral home, 114 Main St. E., Milton from 3-5 pm and 7-9pm on Thursday, October 24th.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 139 Martin St., Milton at 10 am on Friday, October 25th. Interment to follow at Paris Cemetery.