March 3, 1927 – Lanciano, Chieti, Italy
August 23, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pierino Pasquini passed away peacefully on Friday August 23, 2019 at the age of 92.
Pierino was born on March 3, 1927 in Lanciano, Chieti, Italia. He was the third of seven siblings and spent his adolescence helping to provide for his family. On October 29, 1950, he married the love of his life, Angiolina. They were blessed with twin girls, Irene and Nicoletta on August 28, 1951. In September of 1951, Pierino left Italy to start a new life in Canada, working for the City of Calgary in the Water Works department. His wife and daughter would join him in Canada shortly afterward. On June 17, 1953 they were also blessed with a son, Ray.
Pierino was a kind and loving husband, father, nonno and bisnonno. He loved to garden, fish, and he especially enjoyed music and singing. He was part of the Italian church choir for many years. His pride and joy was his family; especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who all adored him and his kind nature. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Pierino is survived by his daughter; Nicoletta (Nick) Eremita and son Ray (Paula) Pasquini. Five grandchildren; Michael (Amy) Eremita, David (Cinzia) Eremita, Adam (Filomena) Eremita, Amanda (Chris) Scarcelli and Eric (Sherri) Pasquini. Eleven great- grandchildren; Ella, Thomas, Alessia, Cristiano, Matteo, Emilie, Wesley, Lucas, Marica, Jacob and Gianluca. His sisters; Angela Ribecco and Gianna Binda, Brother, Paolo Pasquini and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Amedeo (Giulia) Sorrentino and Guerino (Maria) Sorrentino.
Pierino was predeceased by his loving wife of sixty-eight years, Angiolina, in December 2018. He was also predeceased in Italy by his mother Irene; his daughter Irene; and brothers, Nicola and Salvatore. In Canada by his Father Antonio Pasquini; his sister Filomena Rasetti; and his sisters-in-law; Nicoletta Pasquini and Assunta Sorrentino; his brothers-in-law; Aldo Ribecco, Vince Rasetti, and Daniele Binda.
We would like to extend a special thank-you to the staff on Unit 82 of the Foothills Medical Centre who cared for Pierino.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North Calgary, AB) on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mary, Mother of The Redeemer (1714 14 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 1G3), on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Reception to follow in the Church Parish Hall. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Pierino Pasquini, 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: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences