November 14, 1935 – November 17, 2009
Joe Marinaro beloved husband of Silvia Marinaro of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 17, 2009 at the age of 74 years.
Joe was born in Grimaldi, Cosenza, Italy on November 14, 1935. He came to Canada in 1956, where he married Silvia in Fernie, B.C. In 1958 they moved to Calgary where they began their married life together and raised their two children, Mario and Cindy. Joe was an avid sports fan, especially hockey and also loved to work in the outdoors and tend to his garden. His family was most important to him, especially his grandchildren, Ashley and Matthew. Joe was happiest in the company of his friends and family.
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Silvia; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Jamie Hume; grandchildren, Ashley and Matthew; sister, Lina Marinaro(Aldo Fedrigo); brothers, Everiste (Franca), Ugo and Mario; sisters-in-law; Serafina (John)DiGeorgio, Maria Segreto, Piera (Jim) Grabas, and Alba (Vince)Fabiano; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Mario; parents, Gasparo and Assunta, nephew, Luigi and brother-in-law, Oliviero.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 1566 Northmount Drive N.W., on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 1566 Northmount Drive N.W., on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queens Park Mausoleum. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the A.L.S. Society of Alberta (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Suite 400, 320 – 23 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2S 0J2, www.alsab.ca. Our gratitude to the nurses and doctors of Unit 91 at the Foothills Hospital. Special thanks to the ALS Clinic at Foothills Hospital as well as the ALS Society of Calgary for their support and care shown to our dad and family.
In living memory of Joe Marinaro, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences