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de Luca, Battista (Died on 08 May 2008)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 12 May 2008, p. 11, column 4

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DE LUCA - Battista De Luca passed away peacefully at the Woodstock Hospital on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of the late Emma De Luca (1996). Loving father of Virgil of Calgary, Teresa and her husband Reno Boilard of Windsor, Ilda De Luca (Tim) of Oshawa, Michael and his wife Ann of Mississauga and Linda De Luca (Derek) of Toronto and father-in-law of Justine of Woodstock. Predeceased by his son Frank (2008). Cherished grandfather of Adrian, Justin, Matthew, Nathan, Daniel, Joshua, Emily and Austin. Survived by his sister Francesca De Luca of Pedace, Italy. Battista spent a major part of his life in Welland raising his family with his loving wife Emma. He worked and served as a custodian at the Welland Hospital for many years. His last 10 years were spent enjoying retirement and sharing in the lives of his children and grandchildren. Battista will be missed by all those who knew him. The family will receive their friends at J.J. Patterson & Sons Funeral Residence,19 Young Street, Welland on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where a Vigil will be held at 8 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Saturday morning at 10 o’clock. Rite of Committal will follow at Pleasantview Mausoleum. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Frank De Luca Scholarship Fund. Online memories and condolences at www.jjpatterson.ca As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows - memories live.

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12 May 2008
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08 May 2008
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de Luca, Battista (Died on 08 May 2008)