CELESTINI, Tommaso - On December the 6th, 2019 at the age 91, our loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Tommaso Celestini, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Humber River Hospital.
Tommaso was born in Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Italy on November 8th, 1928 and was the son of Anna and Pietro Celestini. He immigrated to Canada in 1951 and worked as a miner in Quebec for a short time before settling in Toronto where he spent the rest of his life.
He married Marianna Gasbarre on February 13, 1954 at St. Agnes Church. He was an active member of the St Frances Roman Catholic Church where he was an usher and choir member.
He will be greatly missed by his loving and devoted wife Marianna of 65 years, his caring brother Sirio (Mary), his sons Peter (Patti), Carlo (Sandra), Lino, his beloved grandchildren Nadia (Chase), Michael (Rebecca), Alessandra (Vincent), Marc (Estefania) and his great grandchild Christian. He will also be missed by all of his nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to all the staff on the second floor of Downsview Long Term Care Centre for all of their love, warmth support and compassion, thank you all for taking such good care of Tommaso.
In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Toronto would be greatly appreciated.
Visitation at Delmoro funeral home, Toronto on December 9th from 5 - 9 pm.
Funeral Mass at St. Jane Frances Roman Catholic Church, 2747 Jane St., Toronto on December 10th at 9:30 a.m. Entombment to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Etobicoke.
May you rest in peace Nonno Tom. You are loved and will be greatly missed!