elevated OrSA4 October 8, 1933 – January 31, 2022

elevated OrSA4 Visitation

elevated OrSA4 Friday February 4, 2022 from 10:00 – 12:00 pm

elevated OrSA4 Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated OrSA4 211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated OrSA4 Due to Covid-19 capacity restrictions, we are inviting family and friends to a walk-through visitation only to pay their respects, offer condolences and then kindly exit the building to allow for others to enter. Friends may have to wait to pay their respects during the visitation period in order to accommodate the number restrictions.

elevated OrSA4 Private Funeral Mass

elevated OrSA4 Friday February 4, 2022 

elevated OrSA4 Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the Mass will be private and attendance will be by invitation only.

elevated OrSA4 Interment

elevated OrSA4 Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

elevated OrSA4 DeSantis, Fernando

elevated OrSA4 It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Fernando De Santis on January 31, 2022. He was born on October 8, 1933 in Campo di Fano, L’Aquila, Italy. Loving husband of 62 years to Onella (nee DiNino). Caring and devoted father to Laura (Dominic De Filippis), Erminio, and Robert. Proud Nonno to Christopher (Cori), Daniel, Stephanie, Julia and Marco. Fernando will be lovingly remembered by his niece Mary and many family and friends.

elevated OrSA4 Fernando immigrated to Canada in 1958 from Venezuela. He returned to Italy to marry his wife in 1959. Fernando worked hard throughout his life to provide for his family. He was loved by many and known for being a very hard worker, very principled, generous and a kind man. Fernando loved spending time with his family, friends and especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed watching Formula One and soccer, and was known for his prosciutto and gardening skills.

elevated OrSA4 The family will receive friends at the Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home 211 Langstaff Road East (west of Bayview Ave.) from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Friday February 4, 2022. A Private Mass of Christian burial will take place within the funeral home in the Chapel of St. Joseph following visitation, by invitation only due to COVID restrictions.. The final rite of committal and interment will take place privately at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery (8361 Yonge Street Thornhill). Online condolences & directions may be found at www.catholic-cemeteries.com

elevated OrSA4 In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Family and friends are invited to view the Funeral Mass on Friday February 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm. Please click the link below:

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