May 6, 1937 – November 26, 2018
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather.
He was predeceased by his parents Augustino Mauro and Rosa Fiorentino; in laws Santo Torchia and Rosina Cappellano; brother Serafino (Caterina) Mauro; sister Caterina Anania and brothers-in-law Guiseppe Aiello and Antonio Cappellano; sister-in-law Concerta Buscemi; and his precious little angel granddaughter Maria Mauro.
He is survived by his beloved wife Maria Mauro; children Rosa (Ron) Robert, Cathy (Andrew) Roncin, Sandi Mauro and Agostino (Simone) Mauro; and grandchildren Jacqueline, Zackery, Alexander, Nickalis, Samantha, Isabella and Michael; sisters Victoria Aiello and Maria Cappellano; brother-in-law Angelo (Wilma) Anania; brother-in-law Guiseppe Torchia; sister-in-law Felcia (Pietro) Guzzi; and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Francesco was born in Amato, Italy on May 6, 1937. He immigrated to Canada in 1954. He worked many odd jobs until he found work at Drummond mccall/Russell metals as a steel worker where he remained employed for over 30 years. He also worked part time at Winnipeg Enterprise where his passion for wrestling, hockey and football was born. He loved spending time with his family at home and at the cottage in St Malo. He enjoyed making wine and sharing it with family and friends. Frank will always be remembered on his front porch with a cigarette and his favorite drink in his hand.
Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 5 at 10:00 am at Holy Rosary Parish Church, 510 River Avenue, with condolences and viewing beginning at 10:00 am. Entombment will take place in the Chapel of Eternal Memories Mausoleum at Waverley Memorial Gardens, 1501 Waverley Street, with Father Sam Argenzino as the celebrant.
We wish to thank the first responders and the doctors, nurses at St Boniface hospital.
In lieu of flowers donation can be made in memory of Francesco to the Manitoba Cancer Care.
675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Mantoba R3E 0V9
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- Condolences and Viewing Wednesday, December 5, 2018
- Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 5, 2018