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LaPORTA, Francesco (Frank)

January 22, 1930 – Staletti, Catanzaro, Italy
November 16, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Frank LaPorta, beloved husband of Concetta LaPorta (nee Amoruso) of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the age of 84 years.

Besides his loving wife of sixty-three years, Frank is survived by his children, Rosa LaPorta, Antonia LaPorta, Sergio (Tara) LaPorta and Susie LaPorta; eight grandchildren, Francesca (Andre) Richard, Concetta (Glen) Sonnenberg, Concetta Piscionieri, Antonio Piscionieri, Francesco Piscionieri, Francesca LaPorta and Isabella LaPorta; four great-grandchildren, Tieso, Ethan, Cole and Emilia. He is also survived by two brothers, Rosario (Palma) LaPorta and Antonio (Caterina) LaPorta and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his infant son Salvatore LaPorta, grandson Salvatore Ranieri and his parents Rosina and Pasquale LaPorta.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Frank LaPorta, 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. Gabriele (Grossi) Langan :

    My thoughts and prayers for your family, so sorry for the loss of your father, it is times like this that are so hard and a day we never want to happen, may you find the strength in each other to get through this difficult time, remember all the beautiful happy memories you shared with your dear father and this will help in some way to get through this, God bless

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  2. Dear La Porta family :
    Words cannot express the sadness in my heart for your loss. Your loss is heaven’s gain. I will always remember sitting and visiting with Frank at Andre and Francesca’s wedding. He was a joy to talk to. It is memories like that day that will keep him with us always. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of sorrow.
    Love, Sandy

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  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    David and Monika

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  4. Rob and Maria Tiberio :

    Maria and I send our sincerest thoughts on the passing of your father.
    I still recall the days when your dad would drive along side you as you delivered newspapers on our street after school .
    Our prayers…
    Rob and Maria Tiberio

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  5. Rick and Wendy Anderson :

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will be thinking of your family during this mourning time. Rick and Wendy.

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