Peacefully on April 3, 2012, Antonio Nardiello past away after a long illness. Tony was predeceased by his beloved partner Louise Mooers May 2011, his parents Vito and Angelina Nardiello, brother Guissepe, brother in law Guiseppe Perillo. Tony is survived by a sister Antonietta Perillo and sister in law Vicenza Nardiello and many nieces and nephews in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Tony was born on October 25, 1935 in Muro Lucano Italy. He left home at the age of 19 to join family in Canada. Tony worked at the Winnipeg General Hospital. In the 60’s on holiday’s, he fell in love with Nelson. He went to work at Mount St. Francis, where he met Louise. They retired together and moved to Balfour, near the water growing beautiful roses and grapes. Life was good. Tony loved to play the accordion. We will miss his irrepressible smile and sense of humor.
Also left to grieve are his extended family, Shirley, Janet, Dana, Shannon and also Emily, Josh, Zach and Zoe will lovingly remember him as Grampa Tony.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 10:30 AM from the Nelson Mausoleum with Father Jim Ratcliffe as celebrant.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.