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elevated oagiC January 11, 1939 ~ November 13, 2020.

elevated oagiC Obituary
 It is  with heavy hearts and great sadness that we say goodbye to our Father, Matija ( Matt )  Fortun . Matt passed away suddenly at Trillium Health Center on Nov 13, 2020 at the age of 81. 

elevated oagiC A man, that like many, travelled from Europe in the mid 1960s to build a better life for himself and his family . Matt grew up in a small village (Damelj) in Slovenia, than Yugoslavia . 

elevated oagiC Born on Jan 11, 1939 in a small farming town to Mother , Kristina (nee Filip) , and Father Matija . Matt only had one sibling , a twin sister named Ancica (Ana) who has passed on over a decade ago . 

elevated oagiC Beloved husband of Antonina Fortun, who passed away less than 2 months ago on , September 19 , 2020 . Father of Violet Loncar with husband Joe , Danny Fortun and wife Michelle . Cherished grandfather of Alysha, Sarah, Jordan, Katie, Andrew and Ryan 

elevated oagiC Born in a war time era , the struggle of survival and basic needs was evident . Matt learned old world skills that he displayed through his life as a carpenter, and craftsman . He was a true artist with wood who’s skills were spectacular and are not often replicated . 

elevated oagiC Matt grew up in an era of hardship where luxuries and soft lifestyles where non existent.  He displayed many of these valuable traits throughout his life and inherently tried to pass them on to us, his children . Living within your means, the value of hard work, and living an honest life was what he displayed day in and day out . He never required fancy amenities and had modesty as a core value.

elevated oagiC We will always be indebt to you for your commitment and devotion, to us your family. We will remember you always, and continue your legacy . We love you Dad, we will miss you greatly. Thank you for all you have done . 

elevated oagiC Until we meet again …… 

elevated oagiC Visitation by Invitation
Catholic Cremation Services
6933 Tomken Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5T1N4

elevated oagiC Funeral Service
Catholic Cremation Services
6933 Tomken Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5T1N4

elevated oagiC Click here to watch the Funeral Service beginning at 1:30 p.m.

elevated oagiC Interment
Assumption Catholic Cemetery 
6933 Tomken Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5T1N4

elevated oagiC Donations
In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to the Trillium Health Partners Foundation

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elevated oagiC Due to the COVID-19 government restrictions on public gatherings only immediate family are able to attend the funeral service. All family, friends and guests are required to wear masks inside the funeral home at all times.
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