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FIORI, Giovanni

December 4, 1934 – Ploaghe, Sardegna, Italy
September 29, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Giovanni Fiori, beloved husband of Maria Fiori (nee Signorile) of Calgary, passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 79 years.

Born in Ploaghe, Sardegna, Italy on December 4, 1934, Giovanni was a concrete finisher by trade. His greatest love was his family. Giovanni enjoyed gardening, making wine and loved his pets dearly. His Roman Catholic faith was important to him and he lived by the words “live, laugh, love.”

Giovanni will forever be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and loyal friend.

Besides his loving wife Maria, Giovanni is survived by his children, Angela (Joe) Stambene, Gavino (Janice) Fiori, Rosa (Frank) Mercia, Franca (Steve) Coady, Tony (Janice) Fiori, and Anna (Shannon) Fiori; grandchildren, Lucia, Marianna, Sandra, Katrina, Amanda, Stephanie, Nina, John, Jonathan, Sarah, Marisa, David, Ethan and Morgan; and great-grandchildren, Emma, Olivia, Jayden, and Lucas. He is also survived by his sister Giovanna (Giovanni) Ledda; and numerous nieces and nephews, extended family members and friends.

Giovanni was predeceased by his parents Gavino and Maria Angela (nee Pintus) Fiori; and brother Bachisio Fiori.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Catholic Church (15 Templebow Road N.E.) on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to thank Giovanni’s Community Care Coordinator Henriette Vogt-Bojes for her care and compassion.

In living memory of Giovanni Fiori, 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. Our Family sends their deepest sympathies to the Fiori Family.Sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you all.

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  2. Natale and Nadia Oliverio :

    To the entire Fiori family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Giovanni. Our deepest condolences to you all. We hope you find comfort in remembering the good times you had. He was always a good man to us and very loving and warm hearted. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.

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  3. Sending condolences to the Fiori family…you are all in my prayers…

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  4. Federica Fiori Penco :

    Cara zia Maria e cugini tutti, in questo doloroso momento vi siamo vicini con il pensiero. Il nostro caro zio Giovanni ci mancherà pur essendo noi lontani migliaia di chilomentri, ma i sentimenti non hanno né distanze né scadenze. Il ricordo dello zio rimarrà per sempre nel mio cuore e non verrà mai dimenticato. Vi abbracciamo forte e facciamo le nostre più sentite condoglianze. Con affetto Federica e famiglia

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  5. Tannis Gilbert Day :

    John was a such a sweet and caring man, I have fond memories of him from when I was a kid growing up in the neighborhood. My love and condolences to you all at this difficult time.
    Much Love,
    Tannis 🙂

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  6. sherri & cory :

    Sending much love and condolences to you and your family during this time of bereavement 🙁 We are so sorry for your loss of a wonderful man that we are so blessed to have met. He will be sadly missed by every heart he has touched. RIP Giovanni

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  7. Maria & Family,

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

    Anna, Tony Greco & Family

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  8. Domenic Franciotti :

    I was very sad to hear about John’s passing.
    My condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to Maria and the entire Fiori Family.

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  9. Francesco, Caterina Fiori and Maria Satta :

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Even through the distance we are close with the thoughts.
    Maria Satta, Francesco e Caterina Fiori

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  10. Ron Edades and Family :

    Our condolences, thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the days ahead bring peace, comfort and strength as you reflect on loving memories.

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  11. soo sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved one…..

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  12. colletti ludovico et ana :

    toutes nos condoléences a toutes la familles nous sommes avec vous dans nos pensées avec la distance
    nous sommes heureux d avoir passé les dernier moment avec lui de l avoir vu
    nous avons le coeur tres triste beaucoup de courage a tatan et a vous aussi pour se moment difficile
    plein de bisou ont vous aime
    ludoico et ana

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  13. Tanya Jennings :

    Our prayers are with your family at this difficult time. You are in our hearts and thoughts.

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  14. John and Anita Gilbert :

    What a great smile! John was a great neighbor and Friend. We remember many enjoyable visits with John and your lovely family. Very sad to think he is gone. We are thinking of you Maria and all the kids.
    Love; John and Anita

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  15. Tony & Ida Calabrese :

    Our heart felt condolences go out to your family at this very difficult time in your lives. May you find the strength in one another to get you through this difficult journey. Remember the many happy times that you all shared with one another. Keep those memories close to your hearts. Also know that he will always be with you watching you from the heavens above free from all pain and suffering. To a beautiful man may his soul rest in eternal peace. May God be with you all.

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  16. I miss You Papa!!!!!!!
    2 years have gone, I love you!

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