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Jerrett Funeral Homes - Scarborough Chapel

660 Kennedy Road, Toronto, ON

OBITUARY

Marco Vallejo

September 25, 1947June 29, 2020
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On Monday June 29th, Marco Washington Vallejo Calle, loving husband for 36 years, father, son, brother and grandfather passed away peacefully at the age of 72 in Toronto, Ontario. Marco will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend Nina, and his precious children, Nelson, Giovanna, Raúl, Alexandra and their spouses, his mother Carlota Calle Calderón and his late father Raúl Agustin Vallejo, by his brother and sister Luciano (Jenny) Vallejo and Amadita (Julio) Peralta and beloved grandfather. Marco will also be forever remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.

The funeral service on Friday July 3, 2020 will be held at Jerrett Funeral Home at 1:00 pm. This funeral service is by invitation only to adhere to COVID-19 restrictions. Please be advised that masks are mandatory when visiting the funeral home. You may livestream the service using the link below:

https://zoom.us/j/97340393633

Memorial donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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  • Funeral Service

    Friday, July 3, 2020

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Giovanna Vallejo

July 12, 2020

My dad was a phenomenal father. He was kind, selfless, compassionate and extremely patient. He loved to hear stories and was also the best story teller especially when it came to his life experiences and travels. He was clever and creative, he always had an uncanny ability to fix anything around the house. He loved to watch my brother and I grow and learn and was proud of all our accomplishments. His love was unconditional and I am so thankful and lucky for all the memories over the years.

I have been daddys girl for as far back as I can remember. Everything that made me the person I am today, I attribute to both my parents, but there is no more powerful relationship in this world than the bond between father and daughter. I miss him more and more each day, he will be forever in my heart and I know he will always be by my side.

My family and I thank each and everyone of you for the love and support you have shown us over the last few weeks. Your presence, messages, texts, flowers and food have brought us comfort and strength to get through this difficult time.

Rest in peace dad, forever your mija <3

a poem...

Never Forgotten

I think of things you used to say
And all that you would do.
At some point, every single day,
My thoughts will turn to you.

To lose you was a bitter wrench,
The pain cut to my core.
I cried until my tears ran out
And then I cried some more.

This wouldn’t be your wish for me
That I’d be ever sad
So I try to remind myself
Of happy times we had.

I know I can’t be with you now
And you can’t be with me
But safe inside my heart you’ll stay;
That’s where you’ll always be.

© Ms Moem

Melissa Ciciretto Madden

July 2, 2020

Nina, Giovi & Family,
Our deepest condolences go out to you and your family during this difficult time, sending you lots of love and prayers.
love
Madden & Ciciretto family

Jesse and Nicole Vallejo

July 2, 2020

Our deepest and most sincere condolences go out to Nina and Washo’s children.
We pray for you during this difficult time and hope that the memories, lessons, joy and love he brought to so many endure forever.

With all our love!

Jesse and Nicole Vallejo


Franca Torchia

July 2, 2020

Cara Nina e famiglia,

In questi momenti, le parole non servono ad alleviare il dolore.
Vogliate accettare le nostre più sentite condoglianze per la vostra grande perdita. 
Ricordiamo con affetto il caro Marco e vi siamo vicini nel vostro dolore.

Franca Torchia e famiglia


Rose and Mike Francella

July 2, 2020

Our sincere condolences to Nina, Giovanna, Nelson and family, on the sudden loss of dear Marco.
He will be remembered for his kind, loving heart, his generous, compassionate spirit and his unique, adventurous soul.
Marco’s curiosity and “research” made for interesting conversations over coffee, where he was eager to share information of all kinds and typically led to his encouragement to “check it out”!
His love for family and friends was evident; he will be dearly missed.
“A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts, through us, they live on.”
We will remember him; we are here for you.
Love Rose and Mike Francella

Maria Alexandra Vallejo Garate

July 1, 2020

Love comes in different forms, at different time and space. Our love can not be separated as the love we shared was unconditional and without restraints.
The love we shared for one another, will remain in our heart and spirits until the end of time.

We loved you deeply in life and love you more in your absence. We are a part of you as you remain a deep and intricate part of us.

Thank you for being my father.

Panayiota Jones

July 1, 2020

Dear Nina, Nelson & Ellen, Giovanna & Shawn and Nellie, Remmie and Isla....

Words can not describe how heart breaking this all is. Marco was such a sweetheart. Greg and I always felt that he was an extended Abuelo to Kallianna.
Greg and I were reminiscent of the times he would make the best Sangria when we would all be making tomatoe sauce.
How he would share the stories of his youth and how he talked about how he swept Nina off her feet❤️.
Marco we love you very much and may you rest in peace with our Loukas in heaven ❤️❤️❤️

Maria Kuzminski-Vallejo

July 1, 2020

"TIO." O Papa Washo, as we used to call you , an honour to have had you in all of our lives .You truly lived to show me and my family what Uncle means. Thank you for all the memories you left in our lives and hearts.
LOS Kuzminski -Vallejo

Carmela Avarino

June 30, 2020

Dear Nina,Nelson and Giovanna,

Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of ''Marco" Our hearts are with you. Someone as special as ''Marco'' will never be forgotten. He will remain in our hearts forever..

Love Always!

Salvatore & Carmela Avarino
& Family

Maria, Fiore and Teresa Gabriele

June 30, 2020

Dear Nina, Giovi and Nelson

Sending our deepest condolences and prayers to you during this difficult time. Marco will be remembered as a happy and friendly man. Our thoughts are with you.

Maria, Fiore and Teresa Gabriele