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Cudini, Ivano (Van) Gianni (Died)

appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 9 Mar 2023
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Passed away peacefully on February 25, 2023 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Catherine (nee Gear) of 62 years. Born in Italy to the late Olga and (Guerrino) Bruno Cudini. Loving father of Anna (Ronald Cole) Cudini, Paula (Michael) Pittock, Mark (Irene) Cudini, and Nancy (Scott Lee) Rogers. Dear grandfather of Conor Pittock (Maggie), Shannon Pittock (Curtis), Juliana Cudini, Gabriela Cudini (Stephen), Lianne Rogers (Logan), and Amy Rogers (Jagroop). Missed by great-grandchildren June, Charlie, Jace, Jillian, Jocelyn, Johanna and Jessica. Brother of Guido (Giovanna) Cudini and the late Aurelio Cudini. Survived by sister-in-law Judith Cudini. Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews. Ivano immigrated to Canada on his own at age 16. His family came to Canada later and were reunited in Windsor, Ontario. He attained his Engineering degree in Detroit, Michigan. He and Catherine met and married in Windsor, Ontario and later settled in Woodstock, Ontario where they raised their beloved family. Ivano, known as Van to many, built a long and proud career as Chief Engineer at Standard Tube (TI Vari-Form). He accepted the Canada Award for Excellence for Innovation (1984 Com Dev Ltd) and received several awards. He enjoyed curling with Catherine, fishing, playing golf and, was passionate about cooking and sharing great food with family and friends.

A private family service has been held. Ivano's life will be celebrated with extended family and friends on Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 1-4 p.m. at Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 854 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, ON.

Donations to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Share a memory or make a donation at brockandvisser.com

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9 Mar 2023
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Cudini, Ivano (Van) Gianni (Died)