MANNELLO, Giovanni (Johnny)


With much sadness we said goodbye to our sweet father, grandfather and husband Saturday, October 21, 2017.

He was born March 14, 1925 in San Vito, Italy. He leaves behind the love of his life Caterina (nee Iezzi) whom he married in 1952. They immigrated to Canada in 1953 and became parents to Mario (Wendy), Joyce Uhl (Robert), Robert (Karen Bourgeois) and Lori. A loving and proud nonno to Rick, Jay (Ashley), Nicholas, Brandon and Jason.

He was brother to nine siblings and has numerous family members in Italy, Australia and nearby in Toronto. Brother-in-law to the late Tony Iezzi (Janet), late Anna Marson (Sergio), uncle Johnny to their children from Sault Ste. Marie as well as his extended family overseas.

After walking countless miles throughout the years, rarely missing a step regardless of the weather, he spent the last three years wheeling around the nursing home and found a new way to be social.

Memorial donations may be made to the F. J. Davey Home or the charity of your choice. Friends may visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street East 705-759-2522) on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5 until 8 pm.  Funeral service to be held in the chapel on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11 am.  Rev. Hamish Currie officiating.  Entombment Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.

A sincere thank you to the F. J. Davey Home staff and Birch Lane 2 for their compassionate care of ‘Gio’.

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