September 7, 1924 – March 19, 2011
Bruno Lazzarotto, beloved husband of Rosa Lazzarotto of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the age of 86 years.
Bruno was born on September 7, 1924 in Marostica, Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1952. He married Chiara “Rosa” LaBrocca in 1954. Bruno loved his family, his home and garden. He spent many summers exploring the mountains of Alberta and also enjoyed making wine every September.
Besides his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Bruno is survived by five children, Jimmy (Rosemary), Giuseppe, Mario (Michele), Lino, Anna Maria (Jean); beloved Nonno to Nicholas, Cynthia, Anthony, Matthew, Zoe and Kailene. He is also survived by his sisters, Elvira, Luciana (Franco) and Loretta (Renzo) all of Italy. He was predeceased by his son Domenico on March 7, 1989 and his sister Agostina Italo on February 28, 2011 in Italy.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Services to follow in St. Joseph’s Section at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes 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 directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com. The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and support staff of the Fairview wing at Southwood Care Centre.
In living memory of Bruno Lazzarotto, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences