Peacefully at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice with his loving family by his side on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in his 88th year.
Dearest husband of Carole DeLuca (nee White). Loving father of Domenic of Windsor and Angelo (Wendy) of Kitchener. Beloved Nonno of Marisa and Olivia. Stepfather of Christine Ropeter (Nick). Dear Papa of Michael. Predeceased by his parents Domenic and Angela DeLuca. Brother of the late Antonina Purificati (late Alfredo).
Dear Uncle of the late John Purificati (Isola) and Alfea Chanas (John). Great Uncle of Johnny (Carmelina), Adrianne Purificati (Todd). Nicky (Justyne) and Jason Chanas (Jodie). Great Uncle of Marina, Melanie Purificati and baby Dax Chanas. He will be sadly missed by his cousins in Italy.
At Benny’s request a private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions to the SAH Cancer Care Fund or ARCH would be appreciated by the family.
The family would like to thank all the nurses, staff, caregivers and volunteers at ARCH for the care and compassion given to Benny.
Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E., 705-759-2522). Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com