elevated pG7uw June 2, 1928 – October 13, 2018

elevated pG7uw Visitation
Monday, October 15, 2018 from  6:00 p.m. – 8:00  p.m.

elevated pG7uw Tuesday October 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m.

elevated pG7uw Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated pG7uw Funeral Mass
Tuesday October 16, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.                                   

elevated pG7uw Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated pG7uw Entombment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7

elevated pG7uw  

elevated pG7uw Arimini, Gaetano

elevated pG7uw Peacefully passed away on Saturday October 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 90. Gaetano was born June 2, 1928 in Pacentro, L’Aquila in Italy and he was the only son of Antonio Arimini and Chiara Tollis.  Loving husband of 69 years to Iolanda Tollis; they were married in Pacentro, Italy and immigrated to Canada in 1959 with their two eldest children.

elevated pG7uw He was a caring and devoted father to Tony (Doris), Rina (Salvatore), the late Rosaria, Lucy (George) and Enzo. Proud Nonno to Lori (Kevin), Cher (Paul), Carmine, Christina, Julia, Dante and Elizabeth.

elevated pG7uw Gaetano was a devout Catholic who was a member of St. Paschal Baylon Church, where he dedicated his time in helping the parish as an Usher, as a Eucharistic Minister, bringing communion to the sick and homebound, as a member of the Hour of Adoration and also a handyman for the church. He was a well-respected man, not only for the priests, but also for all the parishioners.

elevated pG7uw Gaetano proudly worked in construction with tiles and terrazzo; yet his greatest joy was spending time with his family and his garden. He was especially proud of his Italian heritage, often speaking Italian to his children and grandchildren and telling stories of his hometown.

elevated pG7uw He will be lovingly missed by his family and friends.

elevated pG7uw The family would like to thank the staff at Sunrise of Unionville Senior Living and Markham Stouffville Hospital for all their care and his friends for their thoughts and prayers.

elevated pG7uw Memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.