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April 11, 1934 - Rome, Italy
December 07, 2012 - Kelowna, BC
On Friday December 07, 2012 Adriano Gentili of Kelowna passed away peacefully among family and friends.
Adriano was 78 years old and will be sadly missed by his wife Isolina Gentili, his brothers Guido (Julia) and Carlo, son Angelo (Teresa), his daughters Maria-Gracia (Mario) and Laura (Rimondo), grandchildren Sabrina, Giannina (Jordan), Gabriella, Veronica, Cristian, Federica, and great-grandchild Luca, as well as many step-sons, daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren in Edmonton and Italy. Predeceased by his wives Giannina, Emilia, his brothers Ennio, Agostino and sister Anna.
A simple tile setter, that became a master and finally a business entrepreneur, Adriano had a great knowledge and passion for his trade. When not working on his passion, he was a dreamer and an amateur poet.
Prayer Service will be held at Santa Maria Goretti Church (9110-110 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB T5H 1S5) on Tuesday December 18, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday December 19 at 10:00 a.m. at Santa Maria Goretti Church, with Father James Richard as Celebrant. Internment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 14611 Mark Messier Trail, Edmonton, Alberta. Condolences maybe sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com, clicking on stories and typing in Adriano Gentili. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Edmonton 780-433-7335 and Kelowna 250-762-2299.
First Memorial Funeral Services - Harmony Chapel
10541 81st Ave
Edmonton, AB T6E1X7
Published in The Edmonton Journal from Dec. 14 to Dec. 15, 2012