It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our father, Settimio “Sam” Filice at the Sault Area Hospital on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the age of 88 years.
Settimio was welcomed with open arms by the love of his life, Ida and daughter Anna. Beloved husband of the late Ida Filice (Florio). Most loving father of Eugene (Kathy), late Anna Pine (late Reg), John and Josie Pateman (Jim). Cherished Nono of Katie Pateman. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Jennifer McKay (Stuart) and Rob Coleman (Sasha) and great grandchildren late Sadie and Charlie McKay. Son of the late Geniale and late Anna Filice. Loved brother of late Maria Russo (late Geniale), late Rosario, late Rosa Cuglietta (late Adolfo), late Rosario (late Iolanda), late Giovanni, Antonia Crisanti (late Carlo), Francesca Marrelli (late Guglielmo) and Gennaro (Giulia). Son-in-law of the late Carlo and late Anna Florio. Dear brother-in-law of the late Francesco Florio (late Ida), late Vittorio Florio, Pietro Florio (Ida), late Mario Florio, Guglielmo Florio (Maria), late Settimio Florio (Louisa) and Concetta Mammone (Giovanni). Settimio will be missed dearly by his many nieces and nephews.
Although miles apart, he was very close at heart with his many nieces and nephews from Kelowna, BC and Chambery, France.
Friends and family are invited to visit at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road, 705-945-7758) on Friday, August 2, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Funeral mass to be held at St. Veronica’s Church at 1:00 p.m. with Father Ron Ambeault officiating. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum.
Memorial donations to the SAH Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Many thanks to all the wonderful nurses and staff of SAH 3B who have treated our father with the utmost care and compassion during his stay. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Webb and Dr. Apostle for their care and concern during this difficult time and also Dr. Ianni and Dr. Jarrett for the many years of professionalism and respect over the years.