Liborio (Leo) Di Nicolo
Born: January 24th, 1936
Passed on: November 16th, 2012
LIBORIO "LEO" DI NICOLO
January 24, 1936 -
November 16, 2012
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of a great husband, father, grandfather and friend to many on November 16th, 2012 at Royal Inland Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Liborio is survived by his wife Teresa, sons Gaetano (Terri) and Renato, and three grandchildren Anthony, Matthew and Kristina. He also leaves his brother and sister Paulo and Concetta of Italy brothers Agostino and Mario of Vancouver as well as numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends from Italy and Vancouver who will cherish his memory.
He was predeceased by his parents Gaetano and Giuseppa.
Liborio was born in Enna, Sicily, Italy. He married Teresa, the love of his life on September 29th, 1960. They came to Canada, to North Vancouver in July of 1961. Over the years he sponsored his brothers Agostino and Mario and his mother Giuseppina. In January of 1990, he came to make his home in Kamloops.
Leo was a very hard worker and provided for his family by doing many things. He was a brick layer, carpenter, hair dresser, machine operator, home builder and trailer park owner.
The family would like to thank Dr. Wilson and all the nurses and staff on 5 North, Royal Inland Hospital, the brothers in the Colombo Lodge and the Can-Ital Ladies. His smile and sense of humour will be missed by all.
Prayers will be recited in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on Friday, November 23rd, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church on Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Father Peter H. Nguyen, Celebrant. Entombment will follow in Sage Valley Mausoleum, Hillside Cemetery, Kamloops.
Should friends desire, donations to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation, 311 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC, V2C 2T1, in his memory, would be appreciated.
Service arrangements are entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, Telephone 250-374-1454.