elevated 52blg March 23, 1931 ~ August 26, 2020

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elevated 52blg Obituary

elevated 52blg Lepre, Giuseppe  (“Uncle Joe”), passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 89 years of age.  Giuseppe was born on March 23, 1931 in Grimaldi, Italy to Francesco and Rosalbina.  He was the second oldest of ten children.  Uncle Joe came to Canada in 1952 to start a new life.  When he arrived, he obtained a job with CN Rail and had several other jobs that helped bring all his family to Canada by 1957.  We all knew him as “Mr. Canadian Tire” for the years he worked there.  In his spare time, Uncle Joe enjoyed watching the Leafs on TV and in his younger years, he supported his nephews love of hockey by taking them to Maple Leaf Gardens to watch their team in action.  

elevated 52blg Anyone who knew Uncle Joe, knew that he was the most loving uncle a family could ask for. Uncle Joe will be missed by his sister Laura (Tino), his nephews and nieces, Livo (Judy), Frank (Will), Joseph (Alyson), Paola (Keith), Alexander (Chiara), Renee (Raj) and Audrey.  Also, he will be remembered by his great nephews and nieces, Brandon, Grant, Kiersten, Danielle, Ashley, Maeve, Bronwyn, Adriana, Cole, Domenic, Colin and Luke.  

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elevated 52blg Uncle Joe will also be remembered by Emma; as he was like a father figure to her.  She spent the past 8 years caring for him so he could stay in his family home having a comfortable life the way he wanted. 

elevated 52blg Guiseppe is now at rest with his family, Maria, Esther, Rosario and Adriana.