“Always in my mind. Forever in my heart.” — Unknown Author
Rocco Trentadue, in his 77th year, died on May 1st, 2022. Peacefully surrounded by his loved ones in Markham Ontario, after a lengthy and courageous battle with many health challenges. Born on August 30, 1945 to Michele and Francesca Trentadue in Modugno, Italy, he immigrated to Canada in 1958 with his brother, Giuseppe (Maria) and his sister, Vincenza (Carlo). A proud and successful entrepreneur, Rocco was a lifelong learner.
He was a very strong, courageous and selfless man who generously looked out for the needs of others. In addition to his many business accomplishments, he was an extremely hard worker, and an avid sports fan, always cheering on his revered Toronto Maple Leafs. In his younger years he was an accomplished soccer player and a founding member of the Scarborough Azzurri Soccer club while proudly serving on the executive board for numerous years. Rocco’s love for music and dancing was infectious, always inviting others to enjoy life and feel good. He will be sorely missed by his beloved wife of 41 years, Luisa, whom together they built a life around everlasting love and family values. His wonderful life will forever be cherished in the lives of his two daughters Frances (Tony) and Teresa (Matthew). He is the admired Nonno of Anthony (Dakota), Michelle, Mattea, and Vienna. His great grandchildren, Mason and Maya will forever think the world of him. Despite his failing health, Rocco remained ever present in the life of his family. Proud of his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, he will be forever remembered and sadly missed. Rocco truly lived a life to the fullest through simple pleasures; spending time with his family.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 9:00 am
Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery – Holy Family Mausoleum
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Princess Margaret Foundation.