May 21, 1924 – Cavallerizzo, Cosenza, Italy
October 27, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Domenico Staffa passed away peacefully on October 27, 2014 at the age of 90 years surrounded by his loving wife and children.
Domenico will be remembered by his wife of sixty-nine years, Elma; his children, Demetrio (Doris) Staffa, Ada (Tony) Laratta, Pina (Frank) Laratta, Elvira (Domenico) Parrotta, Giulia Staffa, Carlo (Dianna) Staffa and Lena (Renato) Angelozzi; his seventeen grandchildren, Christina (Massimo) Spoletini, Domenic Staffa, Joe (Claudia) Laratta, Cathie (Tony) DiGiulio, Elma (Gianmarco) Iervella, Sandra Laratta, Joe (Alison) Laratta, Domenic Laratta, Terri (Rob) Daprocida, Joe (Teresa) Parrotta, Carlo Parrotta, Domenic Gialleonardo, Nikki Gialleonardo, Giancarlo Staffa, Isabella Staffa, Martina Angelozzi and Gianni Angelozzi; his fifteen great-grandchildren; a brother, Casimiro Staffa of Italy and numerous nieces and nephews in Calgary, Italy and Germany. He was predeceased by his son Peter Staffa; siblings, Madalena, Guiseppina and Francesco Staffa; brothers-in-law, Joe, Domenico and Francesco Tudda; and sister-in-law Anna Staffa.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.), on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. A Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Domenico Staffa, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences