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Oriente Santilli

March 22, 1919 - August 16, 2013
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After a short illness, Oriente passed away peacefully on August 16. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 57 years, Angiolina (nee Di Pierdomenico), beloved children Sofia (George), Raymond (Florence) and Anthony (Cecile) and his cherished grandchildren Jessica, Emily, Michael, Alice, Matthew, Paul and Stefanie, brother-in-law George (Joyce). Oriente will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends in Canada, the US and Italy. His family and friends will miss his loving smile, great strength and sense of humour. His love of nature was only surpassed by his love for his family. Born in Cerro al Volturno, Italy, he moved...
After a short illness, Oriente passed away peacefully on August 16. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 57 years, Angiolina (nee Di Pierdomenico), beloved children Sofia (George), Raymond (Florence) and Anthony (Cecile) and his cherished grandchildren Jessica, Emily, Michael, Alice, Matthew, Paul and Stefanie, brother-in-law George (Joyce). Oriente will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends in Canada, the US and Italy. His family and friends will miss his loving smile, great strength and sense of humour. His love of nature was only surpassed by his love for his family. Born in Cerro al Volturno, Italy, he moved to Canada in 1952 and lived in Montreal where he raised his family. He then moved to Toronto to be close to his children and grandchildren after retirement. If desired, memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or Sick Kids Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation will be held for family and friends at The Jerrett Funeral Home, 8088 Yonge Street (south of Highway 7) on Tuesday, August 20 between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 39 Green Lane, Thornhill, on Wednesday August 21 at 11:00am. Entombment to be held at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.

"Sofia, Our hearts go out to you and your family during this difficult loss. Oriente was the epitome of the true patriarchal figure. He led a good example by..." Anna Macchione (Montreal)

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