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Giovanni  Paglia

Giovanni Paglia

Monday, April 17th, 1933 - Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Obituary

Giovanni Paglia, aged 86, passed away at Baycrest Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. He was born April 17, 1933 in Monte San Giovanni Campano, Italy - where he met the love of his life, Giuseppina, his wife of 59 years.

Giovanni is survived by Giuseppina and his beloved children - Anna (Mario), Sante, Ralph (Susan), and Robert.

Giovanni loved life, especially spending time with his family. He enjoyed music and often broke out in song - much to the delight of those around him. His sense of humour was contagious and he brought a smile to the face of all those he met, charming his nurses to the very last.

Working in the construction industry his entire life, he took pride in having to contributed to the very skyline of Toronto. He helped to build the CN Tower, the Toronto Dominion Bank Tower, the Scotia Bank Tower, and, his favourite: The Royal Bank Building (he loved it because it was gold....just like his heart we think).

A special thanks to the staff at Humber Hospital and to the Baycrest Palliative Care team for their loving care and support during his last days. Also, the family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude towards Ward Funeral Home for being very accommodating and understanding during this difficult time.

As expressions of sympathy donations to Baycrest Hospital would be appreciated.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home Weston Chapel
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home Weston Chapel
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON
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  • Third Visitation

    Friday, July 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 19th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home Weston Chapel
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON
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  • Fourth Visitation

    Friday, July 19th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 19th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home Weston Chapel
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON
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  • Service

    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Philip Neri Catholic Church
    Address
    2100 Jane Street
    NORTH YORK, ON M3M 1A1
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  • Interment

    Location
    Westminster Cemetery
    Address
    5830 Bathurst St
    NORTH YORK, ON M2R 1Y6
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  • Reception

    Location
    Ward Funeral Home "Weston Room"
    Address
    2035 Weston Road
    WESTON, ON M9N 1X7
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