July 26, 1950 – Calgary, Alberta
March 2, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta
John Iafolla of Calgary, passed away with all his family by his side on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the age of 64 years.
John was the main caregiver of his parents Paolina and Ascanio Iafolla and his brother Tony. John earned his BA in Economics and his Masters in Economics from Oxford University. He also has his Bachelors of Science with a degree in Chemistry. John was a music teacher and will be remembered for his love of music. Known for his contagious laugh, John will be forever in our hearts.
John is survived by his loving brother Tony of Calgary; his three sisters and brothers-in-law, Lucy and George Sticksl of Calgary, Armanda and Leo Virdis of Vancouver, BC, and Josie and Ennio Del Degan of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
John was predeceased by his parents Paolina and Ascanio; and his sister Connie Jamart.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in John’s honour may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of John Iafolla, 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