SECCIA, Joseph Peppino
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March 29, 1927 - January 2, 2013
With heavy hearts we are announcing the passing of our beloved husband, father, brother and Nonno. Joseph loved life and lived life passionately with his beloved wife and family. Giuseppe "Peppino" Seccia, 85 years of age passed away peacefully on January 2, 2013 at the Burnaby Hospital palliative care unit in Burnaby, BC. He was born on March 29, 1927 in Ortona, Italy to father Rocco Seccia and mother Concetta Marini. He joined the Bersaglieri, D'Italia 3rd regiment in Italy after WWII and was also an honorary member of the Canadian Seaforth Highlander Regiment. Giuseppe married Maria Cristina Revel in 1955. They were happily married for 57 years. He immigrated to Canada in 1953 following his beloved brother Mario. He is survived by his loving wife Maria Cristina; son David (Rina); Giuliana (Tony) Sonia (Claudio); brothers Mario and Antonio Seccia; grandchildren Stefania Seccia, Vittorio Rosa, Giuseppe Rosa and Ariana DeAngelis. Visitation for family and friends will
be held from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Bell and Burnaby Funeral Chapel, 4276 Hastings Street, Burnaby. Mass
of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1450 Delta Ave., Burnaby. Entombment to follow at Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.bellburnaby.com.
Bell and Burnaby Funeral Chapel
4276 Hastings Street
Burnaby, BC V5C 2J6
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2013