Antonio Citrigno

Obituary of Antonio Citrigno

With his family by his side it is with great sadness that we announce the passing at the Port Colborne Hospital of Antonio Citrigno on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in his 93rd year. Loving husband of 66 years to Candida (nee Grimaldi). Antonio immigrated to Canada in December 1953. He was employed by INCO and retired in 1984 with 30 years of service. Antonio enjoyed gardening, Bocce, Shuffleboard, playing cards with his family members, riding his bicycle and enjoyed walking. He was a very kind loving man and father with a great sense of humour.  Antonio will be sadly missed by his children Michael (Angela), Sam (Angela), Theresa Tavano (Sam). His beloved grandchildren Julie (Ghislain), Jennifer (Cameron), Melissa, Eric (Kelly) and late grandson Jamie Tavano (2016). Great grandchildren Bastien, Nolan and Ethan. Antonio was survived by his siblings Giulia Mazzotta, Maria Esposito (Vincenzo) and a brother Giuseppe (Inez). Sister in-laws Marcella, Nicoletta, Giuseppina, Teresa Citrigno, Lina, Franca and Vincenza Grimaldi and many, many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Salvatore and Teresa Citrigno. His brothers Nicola, Michele, Mario, Vincenzo Citrigno and his sisters Ida (Giovanni) DeCicco and Assunta (Vince) Tiano. Brother in-laws Tommaso, Franchino (Angela), Vincenzo (Rosa) Grimaldi, Teresa (Francesco) DeCicco, Ernestina (Giuseppe) Blasetti and Nardo Grimaldi. Antonio’s family will receive family and friends at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be recited at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. with Father Michael Andrysiak as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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Wednesday
28
August

Afternoon Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Armstrong Funeral Home & Chapel
179 Clarence Street
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
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Wednesday
28
August

Evening Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Armstrong Funeral Home & Chapel
179 Clarence Street
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
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Thursday
29
August

Funeral Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, August 29, 2019
St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church
379 Fares Street
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
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Thursday
29
August

Entombment

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Pleasantview Memorial Gardens
Hwy #20
Fonthill, Ontario, Canada
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Vigil

Vigil Prayers will be recited at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.