November 11, 1938 - July 8, 2012 Bruno died peacefully at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital with loving family in attendance. Bruno was born in Trento, Italy, the fifth child of ten. He will be sadly missed by Joyce, his wife of 47 years, daughter Christina Hales (John), son Mark Tonolli (Anita), and daughter Liza Bishop (Jason). His precious grandchildren Luke, Andrew, Owen and Zoe. Brother Fioravante, Lino, and Aldo. Sisters Ada, Anna-Maria, Rita, Renata, Carla and Luciana and many nieces and nephews. Bruno emigrated to Canada in 1959 and moved to Nanaimo in 1965 He opened his own salon, Bruno's Coiffures, He operated his business at that location for 45 years. Bruno was a charter member of the Kiwanis Sunrisers Club of Nanaimo for 26 years. Remember Bruno by helping others. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service: Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Nanaimo, July 16th at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bruno's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on July 13, 2012