June 19, 1930 – San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy
November 28, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta
Antonio Oliverio, beloved husband of Giovanna Oliverio (nee Passavanti) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at the age of 83 years.
Antonio was born in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1958, first residing in Fernie, BC then to Calgary. Antonio married Giovanna in 1959. He worked in construction for many years, retiring as a cement finisher for the City of Calgary in 1991.
Antonio is survived by his loving wife Giovanna (nee Passavanti); three sons, Geraldo (Patricia), Tristno (Shelly), and Orlando (Lucina); three daughters, Teresa Oliverio, Anna Yarborough, and Quinta Oliverio; ten grandchildren, Adam, Jennifer, Tony, Tara, Troy, Lisa, Valerie, Abraham, Cody, and Ethan; five great-grandchildren; one brother Guiseppe (Marie) Oliverio; one sister Caterina (Francesco) Cimino; an aunt Maria Turcasso; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and best friend Luciana.
Antonio was predeceased by four brothers, Salvatore, Michele, Giovanni, and Francesco; two sisters, Maria and Vitoria.
He is now playing his accordion for the Heavenly Choir.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish (formerly Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church) (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wish to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Unit 81, Foothills Medical Centre for their care.
In living memory of Antonio Oliverio, 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