elevated 5PSvN 1932 ~ 2021
elevated 5PSvN Visitation
elevated 5PSvN Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated 5PSvN Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 2 – 4 – & 6 – 8 pm
elevated 5PSvN Due to Covid-19 capacity restrictions, friends may have to wait to pay their respects during the visitation period. We are inviting friends for the visitation only to pay their respects, offer condolences and then kindly exit the building to allow for others to enter.*
Private Funeral Mass
Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 10:20 am
- Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the Mass will be Private and attendance will be by invitation only.
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elevated 5PSvN Obituary
It is with profound sadness and heartache that we announce the passing of our beloved Father Augusto Gismondi who died surrounded by his family on Thursday November 18th, 2021. Married to Assunta Gismondi (deceased) for nearly 70 years, together they built a beautiful family and successful business that is carried on through their daughters Anna Pileggi (Stefan, Deceased) (Mark), Lia Mariani (Dominic) and their children.
An innovative and successful businessman Augusto started Gismondi Construction in June 1967. Augusto was passionate and determined in all aspects of his business that his legacy lives on today with August Group. Augusto’s many passions extended beyond the construction site and included dancing and travelling. Augusto & Assunta were known to dance the night away and attend many classes to perfect their moves. Both travelled for many years to Acapulco, Mexico with friends and family – Augusto would often recall memories of those trips as some of his most cherished times.
elevated 5PSvN Augusto was a gentleman in every sense of the word. From his style to his presence to his values – everything he believed in, he lived. No one loved life more, in good and hard times he was the anchor of our family, always around to lend a listening ear and sound advice. His laugh and sense of humor was well timed when we all needed it the most.
elevated 5PSvN Augusto joins in heaven his parents Pietro and Restituta and siblings Domenic (deceased) spouse Maria (deceased), Vincenza (deceased) spouse Pietro (deceased), Ida (deceased) Spouse Fiorino (deceased), Gino (deceased) spouse Elisabetta (deceased), Giulio (deceased) spouse Antonietta and will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.
elevated 5PSvN Augusto’s greatest joy were his grandchildren. Martina, David, Julia & Michael. He referred to them as his kids and from the very beginning took an active role in their lives. Augusto’s grandchildren increased by two, with the beautiful addition of Robert & Christina Mariani to our family. He was Biz-Nonno (Great-Grandfather) to Noah, Angelina, Celine, Erin, Ethan, Sofia, Olivia, Amaya, Sebastian, Leo, Aria & Elizabeth. It warms our hearts that our children and great-grandchildren have such beautiful memories of Augusto that they can carry on in their hearts.
elevated 5PSvN Although Augusto had many health struggles in the last years of his life, it never took away his spirit, sense of humor and love for his wife and family. He will be greatly missed.
elevated 5PSvN In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Diabetes Canada