It is with deeply saddened hearts the family of Arturo Pizzuto announce his passing at Bluewater Health, surrounded by his family on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the age of 91.
Beloved husband of the late Carmina (Rizzo) Pizzuto (2012). Loving father of Angela (Agostino) Bin, Gaspare Pizzuto, and Lucia (Bill) Lee. Cherished Nonno of Silvio (Susan) Bin, Gessica Pizzuto, and Jenna and Alyssa Lee. Treasured Bis Nonno of Sienna and Andrew Bin. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Dear brother of the late Emilia (Rosario) Fadelbene, Checchina (Vittorio) Fata, Concetta (Giuseppe) Valente, Anna (Giuseppe) Bennardo, Paolo (Angela) Pizzuto, Settimio (Emma) Pizzuto, and Agostino (Lina) Pizzuto. Predeceased by his parents, Gaspare and Angela Pizzuto.
Arturo was a very outgoing person who loved gardening and enjoyed hobbies such as wine and sausage making. He was also very skilled in making willow baskets. He will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved him. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. with prayers being offered at 8:30 p.m. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 22, 2013 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 1011 Oak Avenue, Sarnia at 10:00 a.m. The entombment will follow in Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Parkinson’s Society or Alzheimer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/