October 24, 1932 – April 28, 2010
Mr. Vincenzo Letizia, beloved husband of Antonietta of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at the age of 77 years.
Vincenzo was born on October 24, 1932 in Pietrapennata, Reggio, Calabria, Italy. He came to Calgary in 1955 and resided here since. He lived a full life and cherished his family and friends. Vincenzo enjoyed working at CP Rail as a welder and track mobile operator for forty-three years.
Besides his loving wife of fifty-three years, Antonietta, Vincenzo also leaves behind two daughters, Jeanne and Diana; two sons-in-law, Frank and Gerry; five grandchildren, Diana, Lisa, Stephanie, Jessie, and Tanya; and one great grandchild Lorenzo. He is also survived by two brothers and three sisters-in-law, Guerino and Rina, Clara, and Eugenio and Angela; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Vincenzo was predeceased by his brother Fortunato.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Vincenzo’s honour may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or floral arrangements are welcome. A special thank you to Vincenzo’s family and friends for all their love, time and support.
In living memory of Vincenzo Letizia, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences