Obituary of Umberto DiMarco
DIMARCO, Umberto – Surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at the Niagara Health System – St. Catharines site, at the age of 78. Beloved husband of 55 years to Maria DiMarco (nee Pace). Loving father of Filippo (Wanda) DiMarco and Elio (Catherine) DiMarco. Loving nonno to the light of his life Michael Alexander DiMarco. Predeceased by his parents of Italy, Antonio and Orlanda DiMarco. Brother of Guida (Antonio), Maria (Carlo) and Giovanna (Ballardino). Predeceased by his brother Mario (Maria), Ralphiel (Lisa), and sister Guida (Antonio). Zio Umberto will be fondly remembered by his loving nephew in Italy, who visited often and was close to his heart – Antonio and Antonietta. Predeceased by his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law in Canada; Aristide and Anna Persia, Mario (Antonina) Pace, Joe Pace, also predeceased by sisters-in-law in Italy; Ersilia (Augostino), Gerasoli, Lauretta and Joe Tolli. Zio Umberto will also be missed by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Umberto was born in Civitella Roveto L'Aquila on May 10, 1940, then married the love of his life Maria Pace. They came to Canada in 1965 with their first born son Filippo who was two years of age, soon to follow was Elio. Umberto was proud of his two wonderful boys. Friends will be received at the BOCCHINFUSO FUNERAL HOME, 2 Regent Street, Thorold, from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2018 with Vigil Prayers recited at 3:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE HOLY ROSARY CHURCH, 21 Queen Street South, on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Kidney Foundation of St. Catharines. On-line condolences may be made at www.bocchinfusofh.com Our family would like to sincerely thank the nurse's of the Kidney Dialysis Department and to the staff of the NHS – St. Catharines site for their care. Words cannot express how grateful we are for all the love and support from family and friends.