elevated H5ZOO May 12, 1937 ~ January 10, 2023
elevated H5ZOO Visitation
Friday January 13, 2023 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated H5ZOO Funeral Mass
Saturday January 14, 2023 at 9:00 am,
Chapel of St. Joseph, Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
elevated H5ZOO Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
elevated H5ZOO Obituary
Vito passed away on January 10, 2023 at the age 85 after a lengthy illness. Born in Guardia Lombardi, Avellino, Italy to the late Antonio and Nicolina Maselli. Beloved husband of Rosemary for over 61 years. Caring and devoted father to Linda (Terry) and the late Anthony. Proud grandpa to Samantha, Christina and Lorna. Loving brother to the late Tina (Tony) Pica.
elevated H5ZOO Vito lived life to the fullest. He was a talented, specialized mechanic who worked on the first automatic transmissions with General Motors. Other career pursuits included ownership of a construction company, and teaching at the secondary school level. In teaching, he was able to pass on his knowledge and technical skills to the next generation. For over 55 years he was also a competitive athlete, coach, referee and sensei in Judo. He will be forever remembered in the hearts of many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
elevated H5ZOO Visitation will be held at the Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home, 211 Langstaff Road East (west of Bayview Ave.) from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday January 13, 2023. A funeral mass will take place within the funeral home’s chapel on Saturday January 14, 2023 at 9:00am. The interment will be held following the mass in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.
elevated H5ZOO If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
elevated H5ZOO Streaming
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Dear Linda and family my condolences. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May the memories of the good times you had with your dad give you strength in this time of sorrow. You should take pride in yourself that you took the time to provide the love and care your dad needed.
Dear Linda and family, my sincerest condolences. Vito was a special man in many ways, his dedication to Judo and the way he promoted it was simply remarkable. All the students had the greatest admiration for his passion and commitment. He will not be forgotten
Mi dispiace molto,A great hug from Aquilino’ s family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you, your mom, and your family during these difficult times.
You should take comfort in all the time and care you gave your father.
Your father was an extremely caring and kind man, and left a lasting impression on the the judo community.
I know that no matter where you are, he will always be watching over you.
Let the memories of your father provide you comfort.
Sorry to hear about your loss, my condolences to you and, your family. Vito was a good man and, I always enjoyed speaking with him. May he rest in peace.
Rosemary and Linda and family , our condolences to all your family , sending our love and prayers he was a great man and friend , loved his humour and always a smile on his face . He will greatly be missed . Big hugs to all of you and May he Rest In Peace . ❤️🙏❤️🙏
My heart goes out to you Linda and your Mom for the loss of your father. I hope your happy memories will help you through this difficult time.
I know I can’t make your pain go away, but I want you to know I’m here for you with a shoulder to cry on or an ear to listen with, or anything else you may need.
Our family will be forever changed with the loss of your dear father Vito. May his Memory be Eternal, RIP 🙏
Sending Hugs ((()))
Tina & Alex Fiakos
Dear Rosemary and Linda and family,
Our deepest condolences. Vito was a great man a good friend, he had always a smile and great sense of humour. He will be greatly missed by us, he will not be forgotten, he will always be in our prayers.
R.I.P. VITO WE KNOW YOU ARE IN GOOD HANDS OF GOD.
Rosemary & Linda,
We were sad to hear about Vito’s passing, such a great man. So sorry for your loss, our deepest condolences to you and your family at this time. May he rest in peace.
Dear Rosemary and family, Enrico and I remember Vito fondly. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of deep sorrow. Your friend and colleague from Madonna Catholic.