Peacefully at ARCH, with family by his side on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the age of 86.

Leaving behind his devoted wife Mary, of 64 years. Loving father of Michael (Trina), Michele Sicoly (Joe), Martie (Cecilia) and Mary Avati (Mario). Proud Papa of Marnie (Jason), Amanda (Drew), Carly, Vince, Nico, Mikey, Marlena and Joey. Big Papa to Piper, Emmett, Angela, Beckett and Joseph.

Predeceased by his parents Giacomo and Concetta and son-in-law of Malania and Harry Boychuk. Brother of the Vincent (Velma), late Sam (Jenny), late Vicki Italiano (late Phil), late Linda Cino (late Carmen) and late Gloria Colizza. Brother-in-law of Jerry Seccareccia (late Tony).

Mario will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and his very special friends Buck Diodati and Sammy Rainone.

A Mario’s request, a private service will be held.

Memorial donations may be made to ARCH or the SAH Cancer Care Fund.

Special thanks to the Sault Area Hospital Palliative Care Nurses and a heartfelt thanks to all the ARCH staff who took exceptional care of our beloved husband and dad!

Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758).