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CORONETTA – Guerrino (Gerry)

January 2, 1925 – November 7, 2012

Guerrino Coronetta, beloved husband of Antonia Coronetta of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, surrounded by his family, at the age of 87 years.

Guerrino was born in Canetra, Rieti, Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1951. He landed in Halifax, moved to Montreal in 1952 and finally moved to Calgary in 1953. He worked for the City of Calgary Electric department, retiring after twenty-five years of service in 1989. His passion was his family, his garden and greenhouse, fishing and hunting, and the making of wine.

Besides his loving wife of fifty-four years Antonia, Guerrino is also survived by his daughter Anna Coronetta; son John Coronetta; two brothers, Giuseppe and Elio Coronetta of Italy; as well as numerous family members in Canada, Italy and Australia. Guerrino was predeceased by his loving parents; brother Carmine Coronetta, all of Italy; and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law in Italy and Australia.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.

In living memory of Gerry Coronetta, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Maria & Dan Olenick :

    Maria & I offer our sincerest sympathy to Antonia, Anna and John. Gerry was a man of honor, honesty and humor. He will surely be missed by many. Our prayers to all of you.

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  2. Grace Montanini :

    Our deepest condolences to the Coronetta Family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Paola Montanini and Family

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  3. Bruno Di Palma :

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Gerry was such a wonderful, kind, generous man. We will cherish the fond memories we have of him always. We pray that you find strength to get you through this difficult time.

    Annette, Bruno, Matthew & Nicholas

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  4. Bruno Brandelli :

    Comare Antonia, Anna and John
    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your loss but my memories of Compare Coronetta will never be forgotten!
    Bruno Brandelli

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  5. Roy & Inez Jardine :

    We were so sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this sad time. Your neignbours Roy & Inez

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  6. Rosanna Hanania and family and Gemma Profeta :

    Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Antonietta, Anna and Johnny. We were very sorry to hear of Guerrino’s passing. I know you will all miss him very much. May he rest in peace and may God bless you all, Rosanna, Ron and Gemma Profeta.

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  7. Antonetta, Anna, and John , our deepest condolences for the loss of your husband and father, Guerrino. We will always cherish the memories of his kind and gentle nature and his subtle sense of humour.
    Clara, Bob and Stephen

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  8. Angela Coronetta and family :

    Our condolences to zia Antonietta, Anna and Jhonny. We were very sorry to know of our zio Guerrino passing. We always remember days spent together when we was there in honeymoon. Uncle Guerrino, you are always in our hearts. Your niece Angela Coronetta Aquilini.

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  9. Connie Quattrucci :

    We were so sad to hear when Zio Guerrino had passed away. Our condolences to Zia Antionetta, Jhon & Anna. I am so happy that I have memmories from when I came to Canda with dad as a little girl. Zio will always be in our hearts.
    Love Sophie & Connie

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  10. Roy & Inez Jardine :

    We were so sorry to hear of Gerry’s death. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family at this sad time. Your neighbours Roy & Inez

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  11. Bernie Hargrave :

    Anna, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Bernie

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  12. Deb Ereesman and Mike irvine :

    We were so sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. The entire family have been such wonderful neighbors’ and
    the beauty of their garden and harvest was truly a gift to us. We wish you all the best on this very sad occasion.

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  13. Hi Anna

    I am so sorry about the loss of your dear father. I know how close you are to your folks and you must really be grieving. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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