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April 28, 1930 - January 29, 2013
Giuseppe, beloved husband of Vittoria Barberio (nee Straface), passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the age of 82 years. Giuseppe was born in San Giovanni in Fiore and immigrated to Canada in 1958. He loved gardening, raising canaries and most importantly spending time with his family. Giuseppe will be remembered for his generosity, sense of humour and ever-welcoming smile. He will be deeply missed and remain forever in our hearts. Giuseppe is survived by his wife Vittoria; sister Angela; children Caterina (Battista) Verardi, Rosa (Claudio) Raho and Antonio (Shauna) Barberio; grandchildren, Caterina (Peter), Vittoria (Vito), Anthony, Christina, Olivia, Sophia and Ava; great-grandchildren Christopher, Grace, Isabella, Luigi; and extended family. Giuseppe was predeceased by his parents Antonio and Caterina, his grandson Giovanni Verardi, his sisters Antonietta, Serafina and brothers Domenico and Gabriele. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (corner of 4 Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Mausoleum. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Giuseppe Barberio, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Feb. 1 to Feb. 4, 2013