February 10, 1938 – San Giovanni in Fiore
July 5, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta
Giovanni Arcuri of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a lengthy battle on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at the age of 80 years.
Giovanni was born in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy, on February 10, 1938. He immigrated to Canada in 1962 with his family. He was a very welcoming, generous man who enjoyed being in the company of family and friends. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Giovanna; his four children, Josephine (Wayne) Ooms, Maria (Antonio) Mancina, Domenic (Lori) Arcuri, and Tony (Angie) Arcuri; his twelve grandchildren, Joanna Loria, Luisa and Keith Salomons, Justin Ooms, Rosa and Kurt Deus, Joanna Aurini, Joanna and Eric Brophy, Julia Arcuri, Giovanni and Ashley Arcuri; his eleven great-grandchildren; five siblings, Serafina (Antonio) Scigliano, Gina Mele, Angela (Pasquale) Cantalice, Saverio (Caterina) Arcuri, Rosetta (Francesco) Cantalice; and sister-in-law, Teresa Arcuri, as well as extended family.
He was predeceased by his parents Giuseppe and Maria Teresa; his brother Fedele; his son-in-law Giuseppe; and his grandson Saverio.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 404 Northmount Place N.W., (corner of 4th Street & Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 404 Northmount Place N.W., (corner of 4th Street & Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Reception to follow at the Corpus Christi Hall (5931 4 St NW, Calgary, AB).
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta, Suite 302, 609 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2A1, www.kidscancercare.ab.ca. or to Dulcina Hospice, c/o Covenant Foundation, Rm 3C60, 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4 Telephone: 1-866-342-8126, www.covenantfoundation.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to all the wonderful caregivers that assisted Giovanni.
In living memory of Giovanni Arcuri, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences