OBITUARY

Mr. Giovanni (John) Caputi

1 May , 193028 July , 2019

Peacefully, with family by his side, John passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the St. Boniface General Hospital at the age of 89 years. John will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Iginia, children, Tony, John (Lori), grandchildren, Justin, Alyssa, sister, Angelina, brother, Alberto (Silvana), as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Luigi and Julia, his sisters Ederice, Evia and Maria.

Born in Villalago, Italy, John immigrated to Canada in 1959. John worked in the window/door manufacturing industry, where he held the position of foreman for the following companies: Pilkington Glass, Beaton Industries and AFG Glass. He was a dedicated hard-worker and believed in doing quality work in every job that he completed.

John was a kind, gentle and patient man, a loving, supportive, caring husband and father, someone who put his family first. He was a devoted grandfather who had a close relationship with his grandchildren. He enjoyed gardening, grocery shopping for quality ingredients, and cooking his delicious traditional meals. John has left us with countless memories of his strong character, and his love, for us to cherish. He was always there to help his family, with all of his heart. He will be deeply missed.

Viewing and Condolences will be held at 10:00 am; Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 am Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Holy Rosary Church, 510 River Ave. with Fr. Sam Argenziano. Entombment will follow at Green Acres, Holy Angel Mausoleum. Reception to follow at Green Acres Funeral Home.

The family would like to thank the staff at the St. Boniface Hospital palliative care ward for the compassionate care John received.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cancer Care Foundation, 1160-675 McDermot Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9; 204-787-4177.

Services

  • Funeral Service Tuesday, 6 August , 2019