Michele Cusano of Calgary, beloved husband of Concetta, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2006 at the age of 85 years.
Michele was born on January 15, 1921, and he married Concetta Cusanelli on the 27th of September, 1956. Together they came to Canada with their daughter Maria, on July 9, 1959. Michele was youthful and active, a man of few words, but a man of action. He was an avid gardener and wine maker, taking great pride in both. As a devoted and loving father and husband, Michele took great joy in his family, and was the pillar and foundation. On September 27, 2006, Michele and Concetta joyfully celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Besides his loving wife, Concetta, Michele is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Maria and Rocco Raimondi, and Cristina and Dean Marcil; four grandchildren, Concetta and her husband Guido De Ciancio, Francesco and his wife Angelina Raimondi, and Lorenzo and Gabriella Marcil; and one great grandchild, Alessandra De Ciancio. He is also survived by two brothers, Nicola and Luigi of Hartford, CT, and his sister Angela-Maria of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, November 26, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.) on Monday, November 27, 2006 at 10.30 a.m. with Rev. David Meadows, Presider. Private graveside at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the doctors and staff at the Foothills Hospital, units 46 and 81.
In living memory of Michele Cusano, a tree 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