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DE BLASIO – Andrea

July 30, 1938 – January 25, 2011

Andrea De Blasio of Calgary, beloved husband of Antonia De Blasio of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2011 at the age of 72 years, just six days after Antonia.

Andrea was born and raised in Roccarainola, Naples, Italy and immigrated to Canada in March of 1955 and married his wife of fifty-one years, Antonia De Blasio in 1959. He was a loving father and grandfather and a loyal friend. Andrea will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Andrea is survived by his four children, Gaetano (Kate) De Blasio, Mary (Joe) Greco, Lisa De Blasio and Andy De Blasio; nine grandchildren, Richard (Erin) De Blasio, Vanessa De Blasio, Frank Greco, MariaAngela Ambrosino, Anthony Greco, Michaelangelo De Blasio, Francesca Ambrosino, Melissa De Blasio, and Nicholas De Blasio; and extended family in Italy.

He is also survived by his siblings, Maria, Fortunato, Antonietta (predeceased), Raffaela, Giovanna, Aniello, Giuseppe, Angelo, and Rocco.

Andrea was predeceased by his wife of fifty-one years, Antonia De Blasio, only six days prior.

Relatives and friends are invited to the Funeral Mass that will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Services to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Andrea De Blasio, 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.

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  1. Marco Ferrara :

    My deepest condolences to the De Blasio family for the losses of Andrea and Antonia.

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  2. On behalf of Melissa’a homeroom class I offer sincere condolences to the DeBlasio family.

    Respectfully,
    Mr. Browne

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  3. CARLO E GIOVANNA ODDONE :

    LE NOSTRE PREGHIERE IN QUESTO MOMENTO DURISSIMO DELLA VITA SONO CON VOI TUTTI CARLO E GIOVANNA ODDONE E FAMIGLIA

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  4. Dana Kuldanek-Derkat :

    Dear Lisa, Mary and Families,

    My heart is heavy with sorrow for you and your family. God knew that one could not live without the other. Please find strength in each other during this most difficult journey. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Dana Kuldanek-Derkat

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  5. Rosanna Ricciardi (Amatori) and Family :

    Dear Gaetano,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss of both your parents. My heartfelt condolences to and your families. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all in this time of great sorrow. May the good Lord give you strength and peace to know they are in a great place with God above.

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  6. Angela Nicoletti Iandolo :

    To the De Blasio family,

    Lisa and Mary, I’m so sorry for your difficult loss. Words cannot even express how sad I am for you. I hope you can find the strength in your hearts knowing that your mom and dad needed to be together and they are. The fond memories will always keep them alive. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Angela Nicoletti Iandolo

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  7. Joe Pacchiano :

    To the De Blasio family, Our most sincere condolences for the loss of your loving parents. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Joe Pacchiano Halfmoon Bay, B.C.

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  8. Susan & Lou Dupont :

    We have heavy hearts on hearing of the loss of both your Mother and Father and send our sincere condolences. May God bless and care for them both.

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  9. Tony and Linda Izzo and family :

    We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of both your parents. Our condolences go out to you and your families. Our prayers are with you all. We wish you strength at this time. Cherish the many memories for they live on forever.

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  10. To the DeBlasio Families,

    We were very saddened by the loss of your loved ones. Keep your memories close to your heart, they will help you a great deal in the coming days and weeks. Our deepest condolences.
    Vito and Dina Mancini
    Domenico Mattucci

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  11. Pina Gialleonardo Rosica :

    Our very deepest sympathies in this very difficult time. You are all in our prayers.

    Pina Gialleonardo Rosica

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  12. Dear Lisa,

    I am truly and deeply sad that you have lost your both parents. I am sorry for your loss. My heart tells me they are both in heaven watching you and loved ones.
    May God give you and all of you strength.

    Stay Healthy.

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