DI CASTRI, John A. Born on July 26, 1924 in Victoria, died peacefully on September 5, 2005 at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. Predeceased by his first wife Paddy, he is survived by his loving wife, Joanne; daughter, Stephanie; sons, Dennis, Adrian, Julian, Simon and Matthew; stepdaughters, Kim and Nadine and grandchildren, Nicholas, Julia, Zosha, Theo, Antonia, Laura, Adriana, Ben and Dylan. John was a prominent Architect in Victoria and his legacy lives on in the buildings he designed and the friendships he forged throughout his lifetime. Gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Ross MacKay and the tremendous staff at 2 West, Royal Jubilee Hospital, for their compassion and care. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH, 2060 Haultain Street, on Friday, September 9th. at 12:10 p.m., followed by cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of John towards the refurbishing of the Chapel space at Queenswood Centre. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mccallbros.com
Published by The Times Colonist from Sep. 7 to Sep. 8, 2005.