DiLaudoFilipPaperDi Laudo, Filippo (Filip)

Passed away on Mar.14, 2014 at 75 years of age.  Beloved husband of Flora (Pannunzio) for 47 years.  Loving father of Nick and Kim Di Laudo, Jamie and Sue Di Laudo, Dino and Janice Di Laudo, Roberta and Scott Brown, Steve and Jennifer Di Laudo.  Adored Grandpa of Ryan, Marissa, Serena; Myah, Abby, Nico, Lily; Marco, Tahlia, Nathan; Emma, Kaden and Connor.  Predeceased by his parents Nicola and Filomena Di Laudo.  Dear brother of Ascenzo (Giuseppina) Di Laudo, the late Albina (the late Enrico) Sabelli, the late infant Vincenzino Di Laudo, Elisa (Guido) Pannunzio, Valchiria (Vincenzo) Iaciancio, Giuseppe (Anna) Di Laudo, Gina (the late Mario) Di Iacovo, Vincenzo (Giovanna) Di Laudo and Maria (Amelio) Cirulli.  Dear brother-in-law of Guido (Elisa) Pannunzio, Mary (the late Neil) VanOirschot, the late Fred (Nina) Pannunzio and Perry (Peggy) Pannunzio.  He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Filippo was a proud lifetime member of the Roma Club of Leamington and a member of the Leamington Italian Choir.  He was a retiree from Chrysler Canada, Local 444 and spent many years farming in the Leamington area.  He had a passion for storytelling, cooking, his homemade wine and spending time in his hometown of Poggio Sannita, Italy.  He will be dearly missed.  Visiting at Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm; 7:00-9:00 pm, with parish prayers at 8:00pm.  Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Church, 310 Sherk St. Leamington, Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. Filippo will be interred in his hometown of Poggio Sannita, Italy.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Leamington District Memorial Hospital or the St. Michael’s Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.reidfuneralhome.ca.

Filed Under: Chatham-Kent, Windsor