Peacefully on December 23, 2012 at the age of 88, with his loving family by his side.  Beloved husband of Maria for 56 years.  Loving father of Susan Stein and husband Jim, Fernando and wife Tamara.  Cherished grandfather of Jason and Joel.  Survived by his siblings Ingoranta, Giovanna, Rafael, and predeceased by Francesca and  Michelina.  He will be sadly missed by several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Antonio loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending time with his 2 grandchildren.  Antonio was also a proud and longstanding member of the Iron Worker’s Local 700.  Special thanks to Dr. Blue and the nursing staff at Hotel Dieu –Grace Hospital for their loving and compassionate care.  At Antonio’s request, his preference for an expression of sympathy would be to donate to the Windsor and Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Visitation Wednesday 2:00-5:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Prayers Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.  Funeral Service Thursday, leaving at 9:15 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Holy Name of Mary Church,  711 McEwan Ave. for Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m.  Interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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