Born in Aragona, Agrigento, Sicily on September 9, 1946.
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 24, 2014 at the age of 67 years. Beloved husband of Teresa (nee: Bonadonna). Loving father of Carmela and Derek Fountain, Antonella and Joe Barile, Silvana and Jeff Nawalany. Proud Nonno of Tereza, Frankie, Isabella, Sophia, Gabriella, Olivia, Angelina, Natalina, and Valentina. Dear son of Carmela and reunited with late father Salvatore Lattuca. Predeceased by mother and father in law Antonietta and Vincenzo Bonadonna. Missed by siblings Vincenzo and Franca Lattuca, Sarina and the late Raimondo Buscemi, Santina and Frank DiPonti. Brother in law and best friend forever of Sam and Connie Bonadonna, and John and Jackie Bonadonna. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Robert retired from Ford, Essex Engine after 37 years of employment and was a proud member of Local 200. He was a long time member of the Knights of Columbus, Holy Family Council-3rd degree.
A special thank you to Zio Salvatore and Zia Angela Scalia for their visits, love and support, to Dr. Peneva and the staff at Windsor Regional Hospital, Cancer Clinic for your compassionate care, and our dear cousin Dr. John Minardi for all of your help and comfort. If you so desire, donations to the Scalabrini Foundation or to the Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Visiting Tuesday 3-5 and 7-9 with prayers at 4:30 pm. Funeral Service Wednesday 10:15 am from Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 then in procession to St. Angela Merici Church (980 Louis) for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Entombment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca