Orazio Marra, beloved husband of Antonietta Marra of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home, on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the age of 73 years.
Orazio was born in Pertruro, Italy and immigrated to Canada in the early 1950’s. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather; who’s greatest joy was spending time with his family. Orazio was known for his friendly demeanour, his sense of humour and his ability to make friends and strike up a conversation with anyone. He earned the love and respect of all who knew him.
He is lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his loving wife Antonietta and survived by his children; son Carmine Marra and daughter and son-in-law Adele and Keith Stang; grandson Luca Stang; two brothers and sister-in-law Fiore Marra and Fulvio and Laura Marra; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Maria Lombardo, Geraldine and Gerry Apuzzo and Anna and Guido Urciuoli; uncle Nicola Marra; aunt Antonietta Marra; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Orazio was predeceased by his parents Carmine and Adelina Marra and uncle Antonio Marra.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, December 8, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 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 may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955-8818.
In living memory of Orazio Marra, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences