elevated vkfGt Visitation
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and 6:00 – 8:00 PM (maximum of 50 people at any given time)

elevated vkfGt Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

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

elevated vkfGt Funeral Mass
Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM (maximum of 150 people)

elevated vkfGt St. Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church

elevated vkfGt 10295 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B9

elevated vkfGt Obituary

elevated vkfGt John left this earth peacefully on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at the too young age of 64. John was a caring man that always put others first, especially his family. John was a loving husband to Alida and a proud father to Nicolas and Amanda (Rob). John loved to garden and by trade was a mason landscaper. John had great pride in his work where he treated each customer better than as if he was working for his own family. John’s artistic flair for outdoor landscapes was surpassed by none. John was a hard-working man, loved to travel with his wife and kids and with extended family and friends. He loved to explore new places and re-visit familiar places, sharing his discoveries with those he loved. John enjoyed small gatherings at his home with family and friends. John was a kind man that was always ready to help someone in need, he always had a one liner ready to say that would make us all laugh. His gardens were admired by many including neighbors and passersby that John would enjoy conversations with. John’s passion and talent for gardening was passed on by his parents, especially his mom. John’s daughter Amanda has also acquired an appreciation for plants and everything John taught her about gardening. His son Nicolas has acquired John’s strength, bold nature and dedication. He will be missed by all especially his brothers, Fulvio (Lucy), Fernando and Marco (Marisa) and all his nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents Nicola Stancato and Giuseppina Stancato (Pugliese). John will also be missed by his parents-in-law Emilio and Rosa Russo, brother-in-law Carlo (Paula), aunts, uncles and many cousins and wonderful friends. 

elevated vkfGt In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in John’s memory to Sunnybrook Hospital.       

Annual Mass for the Faithful Departed Notice

Due to the lightning and thunderstorms that were in the forecast for the time of our Mass and for your safety, this evening the Mass will be held indoors. The time needed to complete the setup of the Mass site, including chairs and audio equipment, requires us to use forecasts from the early afternoon. We appreciate your support and patience.

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