August 12, 1933 – April 18, 2012
Luigi Bernacchi of Calgary passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the age of 78 years.
Luigi is survived by his sons, Louis (Gigi) and Giancarlo (John) Bernacchi; daughter-in-law Saro Jane Bunting; grandson Leon Bernacchi; sister Bruna Rossi; brother-in-law Giulio Rossi; and numerous nieces and nephews. Luigi was predeceased by his beloved wife Marina Bernacchi; his parents Eraldo and Maria; and his siblings, Alfredo and Silvia.
Luigi’s charming good nature endeared him to many; he will be missed but not forgotten.
A Celebration of Luigi’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com. Special thanks to the caregivers at Bethany Care Centre and Mayfair Care Centre for supporting Luigi in his later years.
In living memory of Luigi and Marina Bernacchi, trees will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences