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DeMARE, Antonio (Tony)

August 5, 1928 – September 23, 2011

Antonio DeMare beloved husband of Giovanna of Calgary, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2011 at the age of 83 years.

He was born on August 5, 1928 in Albi, Catanzaro, Italy. Tony worked for the Fairmont Palliser Hotel for 48 years and retired as of September, 2010. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Tony is the father and Nonno of Nicola and Lori DeMare, Carmela and Peter Tietze, Teresa, Salvatore and Tara DeMare all of Calgary; five grandchildren, Anthony, Evan, Gina, Carl and Madison, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 – 34th Street S.W.) on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 – 34th Street S.W.) on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Holy Family Cemetery in Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Liver Foundation, 309, 1010 – 1st Avenue N.E., Calgary AB T2E 7W7 Telephone: 403-276-3390, 1 (888) 557-5516, www.liver.ca.

In living memory of Antonio DeMare, 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. Dear Teresa, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless you all.

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  2. Craig and Deanna Maynard :

    Our kids will truly miss Tony as they loved having a little visit with him and getting cookies from him…we are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with your family.

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  3. pasquale pina and family Dardano :

    We are so saddenned by the news of compari Toto passing, he will be greatly missed… Our thoughts, and prayers are with all of the family.

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  4. Osvaldo & Susan :

    Teresa and all the family
    Jjust think, reunited with with your Mom and looking down at all the children and with their guidance , morals and hard work this will be your mom and dad’s legacy. To night just before dinner we had a good glass of wine in Antonio’s memory.
    All our love
    Os and Susy

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  5. To the family of Tony DeMare.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Ken and I thought very highly of your Dad and Nonno. You could always count on a big smile from Tony. Time will ease the empty place, but NEVER will one be the same. I will light a candle for Tony tonight and for the next week.
    May God bless each and every one of you.

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  6. I cannot say how sorry I am to have heard of your loss. I can’t imagine how it must be. My thoughts are with you all during this time.

    Nick I cannot tell you how saddened I am for you and the rest of your family. I wish I could be there to tell you in person but unfortunately am not in Alberta at this time.

    No matter what happens feelings and freindship are always there and always will be.

    Our deepest condolences

    Pat, Val & PJ Arrotta

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  7. Val (Heit) Longeway :

    Dear Carmen.
    I am so sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. I know how very special he is to you and how much you will miss him. May your special memories of him warm your heart and help to ease the sadness. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Love
    Val

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  8. Mike & Penny O'Hearn :

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. Our best wishes and prayers are with all of you.

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