June 21, 1933 – Valle Di Cadore, Italy
March 21, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Guido Santin of Calgary, AB, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the age of 80 years.
Guido immigrated to Canada in 1957. He met his former wife Patsymae Shannon (nee Klevgaard) and settled in Calgary. Guido was very dedicated to his work. He was a foreman with Conracher Co, superintendent with Calgary Concrete and with Lafarge Canada until his retirement in 1993. Guido enjoyed traveling, going back to his homeland in the Italian Alps, and spent every winter in Hawaii where he had a number of friends from the United States and Europe. Guido was an excellent cook, an avid gardener and loved to ski in his younger years.
Guido is survived by his children, Richard of Airdrie and Tracey of Calgary, as well as their mother Patsymae Shannon. He is also survived by his sister Anna Maria of Pallanza, Italy; nephews, Fabrizzio and Federico Zampolli; niece Giordana Hofer and her three daughters, Ursulla, Ingrid and Renate; cousins, Tiziano, Maria Rosa, Gianpaolo, Anna Rosa, and Teresa of Belluno, Italy; as well as his companion of many years Lidia and many dear friends. Special thanks to Lorna Swanson of AHS and Scott Parkinson.
Guido will be missed by all.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Guido Santin, 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