Obituaries & Death Notices
Published:Aug 13, 2019
Event Date:Aug 11, 2019
CURTO, Lorenzo Peacefully, while surrounded by his loving family, Lorenzo passed away at the age of 84, on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Juravinski Hospital. He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Giuseppina (Vignanello) to whom he was faithfully married for 59 years. He leaves behind his children Adelina and Gary VanNorden, Toni and Vince DiRisio, Giuseppe and Angela Curto, and Franca and Nereo Amaral. Predeceased by his son-in-law Giovanni DiPaolo. Proud nonno to Christopher (Deanna), Jacqueline, Nicholas, Ryan, Chelsea, Giuliana, Marina, Sophia, Joseph, and Anthony. Proud bisnonno to Sebastian. Predeceased by his parents Giuseppe and Adelina Curto as well as by his in-laws Francesco and Antonia Vignanello. Brother to Maria and the late Charlie Picone, Luisa and Carmelo Vignanello, the late Charles Curto (Lina Mamone), Josie and Mike Carbone, and Frank and Connie Curto. Brother-in-law to the late Salvatore and the late Maria Vignanello, the late Giuseppe and Serafina Vignanello, and the late Eduardo Vignanello. Dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, and extended relatives in Canada, Belgium and Italy. Lorenzo was born in Racalmuto and immigrated to Canada in 1951 at the age of 16. In 1960, he was introduced to the love of his life, Giuseppina, whom he married on August 13th of the same year. They began their life together and devoted themselves to raising their beautiful family. Lorenzo derived his greatest joy through spending his time with his grandchildren and his newly arrived great-grandchild. He was a retired employee of Harris Rebar, where he dedicated himself for 31 tireless years. He was one of the original founding committee members of Comunita Racalmutese Maria SS. del Monte of Hamilton, and an original founding member of the Trinacria Club. He was also a proud member of the Fratellanza Racalmutese Club, where he enjoyed spending time with his friends. The family would like to thank Lorenzo's family physician Dr. Meghan Davis, nurse Victoria and the staff of Crown Point Family Health Centre, along with his cardiologist Dr. Stallwood. A special thank you to Dr. Conen, and the staff of CICU at the Juravinski Hospital, for all of their care, support, and compassion. Visitation will be held at FRISCOLANTI FUNERAL CHAPEL, 43 Barton Street East (near James) on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. with Vigil Prayers on Thursday 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Our Lady of Lourdes Site. Entombment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Category: Obituaries & Death Notices
Newspaper(s): Hamilton Spectator
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