Claudio Dal Brun

March 31, 1933July 2, 2019

Claudio Dal Brun died peacefully Tuesday morning July 2, 2019 at Crossroads Inlet Hospice, Port Moody, BC.

He was born on March 31, 1933, in Valdagno, Vicenza, Italy to Angelo and Maria (Cailotto) Dal Brun.

In his youth he apprenticed throughout Europe to become a prototype machinist. He came to Canada in 1965, where he continued to hone his trade. His drive for perfection culminated to his great accomplishment in the manufacturing of components for the TRIUMF cyclotron at UBC, while with Devoron Engineering.

An accomplished hunter, fisherman and trap shooter. He was an avid gardener and skier. As well he was the founding president of the Vicentini Society of BC in 1976.

Upon retirement he and Olga enjoyed traveling to Mexico, Cuba, Alaska and the Panama Canal. He survived his 1st heart attack at the age of 65 and continued to live a full life for another 20 years. In his final years he devoted his time to the care of his beloved wife.

He is survived by his wife Olga, daughter Mara (Keith) and granddaughter Grace Mattson, sisters Clara, Imeria, Annalisa and Ivanna and their spouses, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Francesco.

A funeral service is being held at:

St. Helen's Church 3860 Triumph St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2A6 11 am Thursday July 11, 2019.

Donations can be made to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 11, 2019


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Maria Pagnan

July 11, 2019

Dear Mara,
On behalf of the Vicentini Culutral Society of BC we wish to extend to you and the whole family our deepest condolences on the passing of you father . Our prayers and thoughts are you at this sad time.
Balbo Maria Teresa Pagnan
Vicentini Cultural Societyof BC

Lynn and Lorne Mattson

July 9, 2019

Every year we enjoy the delicious grapes from the vine that Claudio grew and gave to us many years ago.
With love and fond memories
From Lynn and Lorne