WEB_Figliuzzi_BonaventuraBorn in Serra San Bruno, Catanzaro, Italy April 20, 1920. Passed away peacefully with loving family by his side January 4, 2013 at the age of 92.  Beloved husband of the late Saverina (Basile, 2005).  Predeceased by his parents Fiorentino and Vittoria (Pupo) Figliuzzi.  Devoted and loving father of Clorinda “Linda” (Giovanni Durante), Vittoria “Vicki” (Richard Ward), Teresa (Luigi Cutraro) of Rochester Hills, MI.  Proud Nonno of Mario, Luca & Julian Cutraro of Rochester Hills, Elisa Ward and waiting in heaven for Nonno will be infant Marc Ward (1996).  Predeceased by sister Drusiana and Nazareno Figliuzzi, Giuseppe & Marianna Forgione, by brothers the late Domenico Figliuzzi survived by wife Teresa, the late Caterina & Gianni Timpano, the late Flora & Luzzo Zaffino all of Italy.  Brother-in-law of the late Giuseppina & Nicola Ferrarelli, the late Pasquale survived by wife Teresa Basile, the late Teresa Basile (1954), and Saverio & wife Marisa Basile.  Ventura proudly served with the Alpini Regiment in Italy during WWII.  He leaves behind his legacy of being a hard worker and a loving family man.  Special thanks to the staff at Hotel Dieu Hospital for their compassionate care.  Donations to Hospice of Windsor-Essex County would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Monday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m.  Funeral Tuesday 10 a.m. from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 to Our Lady of Perpetual Help for Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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