Giovanni Greco, beloved husband of Serafina of Calgary passed away on Monday, July 20, 2009 at the age of 77 years.
Giovanni immigrated into Canada in 1966 to make a better life for his young family. He was a great provider and had a generous and loving heart. Giovanni enjoyed several things, he loved wine making while encouraging his friends to drink with him and growing a vegetable garden that had the biggest tomatoes on the block. He was a man strong as an ox, especially during his fight for the last five years with lung cancer.
Besides his loving wife Serafina, Giovanni is remembered by one son Tony; three daughters, Teresa, Maria and son in law Marco, Anna and son’s in law, Kelly and Blaine; eleven grandchildren, Christopher, Stephanie, Giovanni, Taylor, David, Anthony, Marina, Nicholas, Dana, James and Christian; and by numerous family members and friends in Canada, USA, Italy and Switzerland. He was predeceased by his parents, Antonio and Teresa, brother Guiseppe and daughter Franca.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, July 24, 2009 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Giovanni Greco, 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