It is with sadness in our hearts but gratitude for a lifetime of love, we announce the passing of our papa, Giovanni, in the arms of his family on Sunday, February 8, 2009.
He will be lovingly remembered by our mamma, Antonietta; daughters Maria (Murray), Pina (Leonard) and son, Angelo; as well as his brother Luigi (Domenica) and sisters, Carolina of Calgary, and Adelina of Montreal; as well as nieces and nephews in North America and Italy. He was predeceased by his brother Michele.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14th Street S.W.) on Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14th Street S.W.) on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Committal Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In Lieu of Flowers and Cards, memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund, 1307 14th Street S.W, Calgary T3C 1C6, (403) 244-2741
A special thank you to the staff at Wentworth Manor and our caregivers, Aurelia and Clarita who took lovingly care of our papa.
In living memory of Giovanni Colombo, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences