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SGAGGI – Ferminio (Frank)

February 21, 1922 – October 16, 2009

Frank beloved husband of Maria of Calgary, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2009 at the age of 87 years.

Frank was born in Urbino, Italy on February 21, 1922. After he returned home from military service during the Second World War, Frank served as a police officer. In 1951 he immigrated to Canada where he met Maria, his wife of 55 years, and began his 31 year employment with the City Of Calgary. Frank loved being with his family and took great pride and joy in his grandchildren. He also took pride in his homemade wine and looked forward to making it with his family every year.

Besides his loving wife Maria, Frank is survived by his children: Mariella (Lee) Rathwell, Lorena Sgaggi, Domenic (Brenda) Sgaggi and Sandra Sgaggi, grandchildren: Lisa (Mike), Mark (Erin), Nicolas and Andrew, his brother and best friend Nino (Rita) Sgaggi, sisters: Vittoria (Italy)  and Mentina (France), and numerous nieces and nephews in Canada, Italy and France.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (4718 Worcester Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Frank Sgaggi, 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) 243-8200.

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  1. Dave and Viv Holowaychuk :

    Dear Marielle, Lee, Lisa, Mark, Mike and Erin

    We are sorry for the loss of your Father and Nonno. Cherish all the fond memories you have of him and hopefully that will help you through this difficult time.

    Our thoughts and Prayers are with you.

    Dave and Viv

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  2. Louise and Gerry :

    Dearest Mariella and all Family, We send our condolences with love knowing that the sadness at this time will pass and the treasured memories will give you strength to move forward.


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  3. Erin Holowaychuk :

    Mariella, Lee, Lisa & Mark:

    So sorry for your loss – please know my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I hope you can take the time to enjoy & reflect on the laughter and joy Nonno has brought to your lives. I’m sure he’s smiling down on you all (wine in hand)!

    Take Care,
    Erin H

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  4. Carrie Watson :

    Dear Mariella, Lee, Lisa, Mark, Mike and Erin,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your Nonno. I know how important he was to your family and how much you all loved him. I am sure he knew that as well. He will be with you all always, especially in your heart.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I hope during this tough time, you are able to focus on and enjoy the quiet times you have with your family remembering the wonderful memories you have of your Dad and Nonno.

    Take care of yourselves and each other,


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  5. Sherri Hauser :

    Maria and family…I am saddened to hear of the passing of Frank.
    He was a gem of a man who always made me laugh when I would come over for weekly visits with Sandy.
    May you cherish your memories of a life well lived!
    I tip my glass to him.
    Take care of each other.


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  6. condividiamo vostra pena in questo momento di lutto
    non possiamo stati con voi sapete che tutti pensieri vanno a voi e vi acompagnano tutto longo da queste prove le quelque giornate che abbiamo passate insieme rimanano sempre in mio cuore e mio memorio mia mamma,miei fratelli e noi vi abbracciamo molto forte jean pierre

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  7. Ho saputo solo ora la triste notizia, esprimo le più vive condoglianze.
    Grande persona, vitale, allegro, con tanta voglia di vivere!
    Ti ricordo con tanto affetto!

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