• "Dear Dad, thinking of you with the utmost heartfelt..."
    - Agnes Di Leonardi
  • "Dear Dad, thinking of you today. It was an extra special..."
    - Agnes Di Leonardi
  • "Dear Dad, thinking of you today and missing you very much. ..."
    - Agnes Di Leonardi
  • "Dear Dad, am up at the lake this evening. The hibiscus that..."
    - Agnes Di Leonardi
  • "Dear Dad, another month another candle to remember you by...."
    - Agnes Di Leonardi

SANTINO DI LEONARDI Passed away peacefully and with great courage and dignity, on November 6, 2012 with his wife and children by his side, at Southlake Regional Cancer Care Centre at the age of 77. Loving and devoted husband of 54 years to Maria. Cherished father and mentor to Agnes (Jim), Phylis (Corrado) and Mario (Carrie). Proud and loving Nonno to Sarah (Adam), Stefanie, Benjamin, Faith, Nathan, Kylie, Matthew and Abby. He will be dearly missed by his brother Alfredo and his family in Italy. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten by his nephew Carmine and his family and friends. Santino was a man who enjoyed the simple things in life-country living, his garden, home, family and friends. But above all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the HIGHLAND FUNERAL HOME - MARKHAM CHAPEL, 10 Cachet Woods Court, Markham, on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 3:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Annunciation Roman Catholic Church, 97 King Road, Richmond Hill, on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Prostate Cancer Canada or Southlake Regional Cancer Care Centre. Online condolences may be made through

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Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 8, 2012