August 27, 1924 – March 16, 2013
Tony Loria of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the age of 88 years.
Tony was born in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1951, initially working in the silver mines at Kirkland Lake, ON. In 1953 Tony journeyed to Vancouver, and settled in Calgary shortly thereafter, where Caterina joined him. Tony enjoyed gardening, winemaking and spending time with his family.
Tony is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law Harvey and Cathy, Dean and Dina, four grandchildren Leanna (fiancé Cody), Vanessa, Adam (Lindsey) and Andrea and his sister-in-law Angela –Maria Loria.
Tony was predeceased by his wife Caterina in 2009, his brothers Salvatore, Tommaso, Emilio, and sister Costanza.
Those wishing to pay their respects at a visitation may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday March 20, 2013 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ascension Catholic Church (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.) on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to thank Dr. Catherine McKenna and the staff of the second floor at the Bow Crest Care Centre.
In living memory of Tony Loria, 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