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D’AMICO – Zupito

February 13, 1916 – September 12, 2009

Zupito D’Amico passed away peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary on Saturday September 12, 2009.

Lovingly remembered by his wife of sixty-seven years, Metha, by his daughter Carol (Al) Kiernan; sons, Fred (Mary), Pete and Chuck; his grandchildren, Pat (Dawn), Cindy (Sam), Danielle (Rob), Daryl (Sandy), Michael (Kaley), Cody, Jennifer, Erin and Leigha (Cam), and his eleven great-grandchildren

Zupi is survived by his sister, Maggie Morris, and Metha’s brother Eric (Dolores), and sisters, Elly (Vince), Johanna (Fred), and Vera.

Zupi was predeceased by great-grandson Tyler, sisters Vera and Serena, and brothers Guido and Alfredo.

Zupi was born in Nordegg, Alberta on February 13, 1916. Following service in WWII, he attended the University of Alberta. He graduated in 1948 as a mining engineer. He worked in Nordegg, Michel and Kananaskis before entering the oil business. His career culminated with the creation of Larsen & D’Amico Manufacturing, from which he retired in 1981. Zupi was proud to be an engineer and was a life member of APEGGA. He was past Master of King Solomon Masonic Lodge in Cochrane.

Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday September, 14, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Unit 71 and Unit 73 at the Rockyview Hospital, or to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, The family gratefully acknowledges the staff of Rockyview Hospital and Trinity Lodge for their care and support. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Zupito D’Amico, 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.

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  1. Just know that our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow. All our sympathy. Hope he and Dad are singing the Froggy song again!! Love The Heck Family

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  2. Philip & Linda Blasetti & Family :

    Dear Metha and Family,
    Please accept our sincerest condolences as you suffer the loss of a great man, your Husband, Father and Grandfather, Zupi. His long life, well lived, marked with great success and a large loving family surrounding him, is a testament to the strength of character and integrity he possessed. He was always so kind to our family and with you, gracious Metha, by his side, Zupi’s gentle manner will always be remembered. May God bless you all with the strength to bear the difficult days ahead as you say farewell and come to know a time without Zupi in your presence. Be assured his true presence will be felt in your hearts for the rest of your lives.
    Most sincerely,
    Philip & Linda Blasetti
    Bonnie & Dom Sirianni & Boys
    Brad & Susan Blasetti

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  3. What a celebration of life – 93 years!!
    How blessed you are to have had such a wonderful husband, dad and granddad. It was a pleasure to have known him.

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  4. Carol and Al,
    I was saddened to read about your father yesterday. Please also pass my condolences to your mother.

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