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FERRARA – Antonio

January 20, 1915 – March 11, 2011

It is with deep sadness, yet gratitude for a life well lived, we announce the peaceful passing of Antonio Ferrara on Friday, March 11, 2011 at the age of 96 years.

Antonio was born on January 20, 1915 in Monteforte Irpino, Italy and immigrated to Calgary, Alberta in 1966.

He was predeceased by his grandsons, Michael and Christopher. Antonio is survived by his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Luisa; and their children, Alberto (Rosetta), Ray (Rita), and Lucy (Luigi); and their grandchildren, Anthony Jeff, Janelle, Luisa, and Antonio.

Antonio will be sadly missed by all who have had the joy to know him and his gentle caring spirit.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Please forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in memory of grandsons, Michael and Christopher Falcone, directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955-8818.

In living memory of Antonio Ferrara, 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. Andre Guzzardi :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Sincerely,

    Andre Guzzardi & family

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  2. DeFazio Family :

    With deepest sympathy to the Ferrara family, always will remember Antonio as a kind and thoughtful man.

    Sincerely

    The DeFazio family

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  3. Lucy & Luigi and family I want to let you know my thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family at this time. Lucy, your dad’s life was one well lived! Take care
    Mark Blake

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  4. Franco & Annette Bonafede and Family :

    Our thoughts are with you all at this time of loss and sadness. May Compare Antonio rest in the light of Christ with his beloved grandchildren for eternity. Condoglianze di cuore Famiglia Bonafede

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  5. Lucy & Family

    As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life’s routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

    Carol

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  6. Carolyn Kushner :

    I would like to send my condolence and deepest sympathy to the family of Antonio Ferrara , especially to Rita and Ray and their children Jeff and Janelle.

    I did not know Mr Ferrara but knew of the importance of his family and the strong bonds they shared through conversations with Rita.

    This is a difficult and sad time, but please know that others are thinking about you and offer you our support.

    Take time to care for each other.

    Carolyn and Mike Kushner

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  7. Ursula De Marco :

    Lucy and Luigi, our sincere deepest sympathy in the loss of your Father. May the memories you cherish most keep you and the rest of the Ferrara family strong. God Bless!
    Ursula & Peter De Marco

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  8. Kathy Cucinotta and Dave Fredriksen :

    Ray, Rita , Jeff and Janelle, our condolences and deepest sympathy. Mr Ferrara did live a full wonderful life with all of you as part of his family.
    Kathy and Dave

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  9. Mimma Cucinotta :

    le mie condoglianze a voi e alle vostre famiglie. Mimma Cucinotta

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  10. Lina Gallo Mansbridge and family :

    Our deepest sympathies to you all, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Love Lina, Rodney and Family.

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  11. casoria greco russo :

    To The Ferrara Family,
    Our deepest condolences to you all on the loss of your Dear Father.
    May your memories give you all the comfort. Casoria, Greco and Russo Family.

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  12. Fedelangelo & Livia Russo/John & Annette Russo & family :

    Our deepest condolences, our thoughts and prayers are with all your Families.
    God Bless.
    Mike and Livia, John and Annette Russo & Families

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  13. Tom and Joni Clark :

    Ray, Rita and families. Our thoughts are with you and we know that peace will come to your hearts as your memories take over the loss.
    Love Joni, Tom and family.

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