It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mario at the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the age of 77.

Predeceased by his parents Carlo and late Anna Florio. Dear brother of the late Francesco Florio (late Ida), late Vittorio Florio, Pietro Florio (Ida), late Ida Filice (Settimio), Guglielmo Florio (Maria), late Settimio Florio (Louisa) and Concetta Mammone (Giovanni).

Mario will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

Mario was a very courageous man who fought the fight every day with dignity and determination.

Friends and family are invited to visit at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758) on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Father Francis Ezenezi officiating. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorial donations to The Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.

A very special thank you to Dr. DiFabio and the nursing staff of ICU for your care and compassion.