August 10, 1947 – June 28, 2012

At Bluewater Health, Sarnia, on Thursday, June 28, 2012, Mario passed away into the Lord’s hands to join his wife in Heaven at the age of 64.  Beloved husband of the late Angela Di Bona for 39 years.  Loving father of Tonia and her husband Joe Jabbour, Marco and his wife Christine Di Bona, and John and his wife Susan Di Bona.  Cherished grandfather of two much-loved granddaughters: Mira Jabbour and Flavia Di Bona.  Mario was the beloved son of the late Eugenio and Cesidia Di Bona.  Son-in-law of the late Loreto Antonio and Lucia Fazio.  Dear brother of Armando and his wife Lori Di Bona, uncle of Hollie and Ashley Di Bona.  Dear brother-in-law of Valerio and his wife Onoria Fazio, uncle of Anthony and his wife Jen Fazio, and Elena Fazio. He will be sadly missed by his great nephews Nathan and Benjamin Fazio, his aunts, uncles and cousins in Detroit, Italy, and Windsor, his godchildren and close friends. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Brights Grove, at 11:00 A.M. with the entombment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Diabetes Association. Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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