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Santo Scarfone

November 15, 1923 ~ August 11, 2018 (age 94)

Scarfone, Santo

Peacefully at home, with his family by his side, on the afternoon of Saturday, the 11th of August, 2018, in his 95th year.  Survived by his wife of 69 years, Anna.  Dear father of Rocco (Robin), Josie Tarsitano (Frank), Joe (Sue) and Rosemary Fitzsimmons (Shawn).  Loved brother of Nicola (Rosetta), Maria Caliciuri (late Giuseppe) and the late Giuseppe (late Sina), Antonino (WW II), Rosa Busa (late Placido), Francesca Delfino (late Dominic), and Antonia.  Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Krista (Mark), Phillip (Kelly), David (Helen), Karen (Ben), Peter (Samantha), Anthony (Sandy), Diana (Shawn), Marco (Chuana), Lindsay (Mike), Allison, Anna and Kayla (Adam) and his great-grandchildren Lukas, Nathan, Joey, Danica, Nico, Theodora, Yianna, Levi, Ellie, Francesca, Maleena and Santo.  Loved by many nephews, nieces, brothers in-law and sisters in-law.  Born in the Village of Santo Stefano, Aspromonte, Reggio Calabria, Italy, on November 15, 1923 to Rocco Scarfone and Giusepina Suraci.  Santo was recognized by the Government of Italy with the title of CAVALIERI della PATRIA for his distinguished record of military service during World War II, serving throughout Europe and Africa.  Returning home after the War, Anna and Santo were married on September 11, 1949.  Together with their first born child, Anna and Santo left Italy in 1953, arriving at the Historic Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, travelled by train to North Bay and made their home on Douglas Street for the last 65 years.  Santo began working for the Canadian Pacific Railway retiring as a Carman after 33 years and was a Past President of the Davedi Club.  The family will receive friends at the McGuinty Funeral Home, 591 Cassells Street, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Mass in St. Peter’s Church, 299 Airport Road on Wednesday at 11 o’clock.  Rite of Committal, All Saints Mausoleum with interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  (Contributions to the Diabetic Association or the Heart and Stroke Association would be sincerely appreciated.)   Ti Vogliamo Bene! Sempre Nel Nostri Cuore! We Love You!

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