Francesco was called into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, February 27, 2005 surrounded by his loving family. He was a caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend.
Francesco Marasco immigrated to Canada from San Giovanni In Fiore, Cosenza, Italy, with a dream for a better life. He was a visionary. His commitment was unwavering and he believed everything was possible. Francesco greeted each day with a desire to excel. Through perseverance he had the inner strength to follow his dreams. His optimistic outlook transformed into great success. Balancing family and business responsibilities was a priority for him. Francesco’s life exemplified excellence, enthusiasm, responsibility, respect and commitment.
He will be lovingly remembered by his spouse, Caterina; his children and their spouses, Maria and Ray Godin, Sam and Rose Marasco, Frank Jr. and Linda Marasco, Sarina and Gino Mangone, Josie and Frank Di Giacomo; eighteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous relatives in Canada, Italy and around the world. Francesco was predeceased by his son Anthony.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church (4716 Worcester Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at 7:00 pm.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church (4716 Worcester Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Leonard Hagel, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Francesco Marasco, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences