Andreatta, Renzo


It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and nonno on October 21, 2012 at 81 years of age.  Survived by his wife and best friend of 50 years, Lois (nee Jacobs).  Loving father of Brenda & Mike Stamp, Roberto & Karen Andreatta, and Monica & Graham Rogers.  Cherished nonno of Allison, Lia, Joseph Renzo, and Sam.  Predeceased by his parents Antonio and Rina Andreatta.  Dearest brother of Imelda & Agostino Basso, and Flavio.  Loving brother-in-law of the late Bonnie, Melvin and Paul Jacobs; Gary (Nancy), Linda Johnston (Brian), Ron (Alida), Don (Dianne), Phyllis Jacobs and Vivianna Andreatta.  Special zio of Marylise (Ruben), Vanessa and Valerie and many nieces and nephews.  Renzo was a proud member of the Fogolar Furlan Club.  He was a talented bricklayer and poet. He received the Bepo Franzel literary award in 2006 for his poetry about life in his beloved country of birth, Italy and his home, Canada.  If you so desire, donations to Transition to Betterness would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Parish prayers Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841  On Wednesday, family and friends are invited to meet at Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana Rd. W. after 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass at 10:00 a.m.  Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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