Ortenzio was met at the gates of heaven by his beautiful wife Serafina as he passed peacefully into the arms of the Holy Father on Friday February 9, 2018.
Predeceased by his loving parents Geniale and Emilia (nee Pelligrini) Cuglietta. Beloved husband of the late Serafina (nee Gagliardi) Cuglietta. Cherished father to his five children: Franco (Tammy), Lina, Gino (Cathy), Marcello (Mary-Jo) and Luciano “Sam” (Marnie). Adored by his grandchildren: Jasmine, Felisha, Alysha, Rebecca, Joshua, Bryanna, Reilly and Kaelan.
Brother of the late Gugliemo (Lucia), the late Filomena Chiarello (Italo), the late Ida Cuglietta (Vittorio), Ettorino (late Ersilia) the late Magherita Berardelli (Francesco) and Irma Falsetto (Geniale). Brother-in-law of Antonio, Giovanni (Domenica), Mirella (Michael), Lidia (Aldo) and Settimio (Laura).
Also remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E., Sault Ste. Marie, ON 705 759 2522) on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 12-2pm. Funeral service to follow in the chapel at 2:30pm. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the SAH Cancer Care Fund would be greatly appreciated.
Special thank you to all who have helped care for Ortenzio over the years.