CIMETTA, Antonio (Tony) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Antonio Cimetta, age 86, at Bluewater Health Centre on June 19, 2012. Antonio will be forever loved, remembered and cherished by his wife of 56 years, Pierina and his children, Maria and her husband John DiMaria, and Carlo and his wife Teresa Cimetta. Special and doting Nonno to his grandchildren Andrew (Kelly), Erica, Sara, Matthew, and Jenna. He will also be fondly remembered by his sisters, Pierina (Giulio) Giuliani, and Almerinda (the late Enrico) Rossi, brother John (Nella) Cimetta, and by his numerous nieces, nephews, other extended family and dear friends. Predeceased by his parents, Tommaso and Maria Cimetta, and siblings Marianna (Giuseppe) Giampietri and Pacifico (Antonietta) Cimetta. Antonio was born in Navelli, Italy in 1925 and immigrated to Canada in 1951. He proudly dedicated himself to the millwright trade for 33 years in Sarnia. He gave his time generously, serving on many community and church committees, including St. Peter's Church, St. Vincent de Paul, and as a member of the Dante Club. A man of great integrity and humility, Antonio was most passionate about the well-being of his family and his faith in God. His heart filled with joy and his eyes lit up whenever his grandchildren were near. Antonio embraced everyone he met with a genuine interest and uncommon kindness. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431. N. Christina St., Sarnia on Sunday, June 24th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Antoine Laforet at Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church on Monday, June 25th at 11a.m. Entombment at Our Lady of Mercy Mausoleum. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Bluewater Health Foundation, 89 Norman St., Sarnia N7T 6S3 or Canadian Blood Services, National Fundraising Office, 1800 Alta Vista Dr., Ottawa K1G 4J5. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com> A tree will be planted in memory of Antonio Cimetta in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 16th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.11476533
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Posted by Rita and Scott MacKay and family (Neice) On Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Dear Zia,Maria,Carlo and families.
Our heartfelt condolences to all of you on the passing of dear Zio Tony. Rest in the comfort of all the wonderful memories you have all shared. You now have a guardian angel watching over you always.
Rita,Scott,Morgan and Brayden
Posted by Terry & Anna Addley (Friend) On Monday, June 25, 2012
Dear Carlo,Theresa & family,
We were so very sorry to hear of the passing of your father/nonno. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Terry, Anna & David Addley
Posted by Tonie and Jerry Ambrose (friend) On Friday, June 22, 2012
Maria and Cimetta family, We are so sorry to hear the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. He has suffered much and now he is in a better place. There is comfort in that. God bless your family. Tonie and Jerry Ambrose
Posted by julie slack (family friend) On Friday, June 22, 2012
Carlo and Family....At night when you look to the heavens,..and you see the shiniest star,..it will be then you will know hes still with you,...just loving youse from afar! The Slack family..(Stan) is sending you condolensces on the passing of your dad. Keep your memories close, and he will live on in your hearts forever. God Bless