April 11, 1922 – April 7, 2012
Pasquale Fornaro, beloved husband of Ida Fornaro of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
Pasquale was born in Citta, Santangelo Chieti, Italy. He married Ida De Marco on February 2, 1943 and immigrated to Canada with their children, Victor and Lina in 1959. Pasquale will be remembered for his love of life, especially hunting fishing and camping and he always enjoyed the company of his family and friends.
Pasquale is survived by his loving wife Ida; son and daughter-in-law Victor and Giovanna Fornaro; daughter and son-in-law Lina and Generoso Monte; four granddaughters, Sandra (Mike) Dimitrijevic, Diana (Kevin) Bozzer, Nicoletta (Ryan) Eubank, Paola (Mark) Turner; ten great-grandchildren, Taylor Eubank, Alexia Turner, Brianna Eubank, Marina Bozzer, Dominique Turner, Francesca Bozzer, Ereka Turner, Kyle Turner, Matthew Dimitrijevic, and Nickolas Dimitrijevic; two sisters, Gentilina D’Orazio and Maria Civitarese; two brothers, Raffaele (Ida) Fornaro and Ercole (Maria) Fornaro; as well as numerous other relatives in Canada and Italy.
Pasquale was predeceased by his parents Giovina and Gaetano Fornaro; and three brothers, Gino Fornaro, Livino Fornaro and Pierino Fornaro.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Pasquale’s honour may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, www.diabetes.ca or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family wishes to thank all the staff of Clifton Manor for their care and compassion.
In living memory of Pasquale Fornaro, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences