It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our loving father Dino, peacefully on October 12, 2017 at the age of 92.  Beloved and devoted husband of Celestina for 65 years.  Proud father of Joseph (Amy), Aldo (Rita) and Michael (Maria).  Precious and cherished nonno of Bianca (David Nicol), Alexander (Heidi Lahti), Deanna (Michael Bradie), Christopher (Gabrielle Malette), Blake and Dean. Dear brother of Pierino (Feliciana), Anna (Italy), predeceased by Lerina, and Ida (Vincenzo). Dear brother in-law of Nazareno Papillo (the late Mariannina), Prudenzia Colella (the late Benito), Lucia Cannatelli (the late Bruno), predeceased by Rosa and Salvatore Fusca.  Will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews in Canada, France and Italy. Dino was wise, fun loving, a great story teller with an infectious smile and a keen sense of humour.  He will always be remembered as a man of integrity.  If you desire, memorial tributes to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting on Saturday from 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 pm.  Funeral service on Monday at 9:45 am at Families First 585 Sandwich St. S., Amherstburg, 519-969-5841 then proceeding to St. John the Baptist Church for mass at 10:30 am. Interment to follow St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

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