Gino Franciotti, beloved husband Emma of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, August 12, 2007 at the age of 77 years.
Gino was born in Forcello, Teramo, Italy and in 1949 moved to Delia, Alberta where he farmed. In 1958 he moved to Calgary. On September 21, 1963 he married Emma. Gino worked in construction as a concrete finisher on many landmark buildings in Calgary. He will always be remembered for his wonderful attitude towards living, the wonderful family vacations we shared and dedication to his family and friends. He will be forever in our hearts.
Besides his loving wife, Gino is survived by his son Domenico; three daughters and sons-in-law, Diana and Jamie Corbett, Anna Maria and John Muzzo and Filomena and Kevin Fox, all of Calgary; and eight grandchildren, who he deeply cherished. He is also survived by three sisters and brothers-in-law, Elia and Jimmy Sperandio, Maria and Guiseppe D?Orazio, and Teresa and Luigi DiDomenicantonio, all of Calgary; and numerous in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews through out Canada and Italy. Gino was predeceased by his parents Domenico and Filomena; and his brother Giovanni.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 17, 2007 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 ? 5864. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Andries Louw and staff on unit 54 and 43 at the Peter Lougheed Centre for treating Gino with compassionate care and respect.
In living memory of Gino Franciotti, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences