Passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the age of 83 surrounded by family members. Beloved husband of Laura (nee Varaschin), cherished father of Lorella (David), Alberto (Jerry) and Fabiana (John), adored grandfather of Robert and Andrew, Hannah and Noah. Will be sadly missed by his many brothers, sisters, brothers and sisters in law, nieces and nephews, other family members and friends. Visitation will be at Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 201 Minet's Point Road, Barrie on Saturday, August 19 from 9-11 am. A funeral mass will be held at St. John Vianney Church, 13 Baldwin Lane, Barrie at 11:30 am. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetary, 208 Sunnidale Road, Barrie. Special thanks to the nurses and care workers at Victoria Village and Royal Victoria Hospital.