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Born: Apr 25, 1930

Date of Passing: Feb 03, 2019

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FRANCESCO TORQUATO Francesco passed away on February 3, 2019, aged 88 years. Interment has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to Mosaic Funeral, Cremation & Cemetery Services (204) 275-5555 -
Publish Date: Feb 20, 2019

FRANCESCO TORQUATO April 25, 1930 - February 3, 2019 It is with deep sadness that we announce sudden passing of Francesco Torquato at his home in Winnipeg, MB on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the age of 88 years old. Francesco was born in San Mango D'Aquino, Italy on April 25, 1930 then immigrated to Canada for a better life and to be with other family in 1968. He had one job since he came to Canada and worked many years at Canadian Tool and Die which he truly enjoyed as he worked with many family members until retirement. He had a passion for gardening and spent countless hours taking care of his many pets throughout the years. Francesco was predeceased by both his parents, Saverio Torquato and Saveria Colosimo and two of his sons, Gianfranco and Saverio Torquato. Francesco survived by his wife Antonia Colosimo, daughter Saveria Curcio, "Salvatore" grandchildren, Maria Curcio, "Gianni Tuzi" Giovanni Curcio, "Daniela" and great-grandchildren, Luca and Sophia Curcio and also many other family in Winnipeg and Italy. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, 510 River Ave., Winnipeg, MB. Viewing and condolences will take place at 10:00 a.m. and Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Father Sam Argenziano presiding. Interment will follow at Waverley Memorial Gardens, 1501 Waverley St., Winnipeg, MB. For online condolences or to light a memorial candle please log on to
Publish Date: Feb 9, 2019

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 09, 2019, Feb 20, 2019

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • We remember fondly the many Sundays we spent together visiting the nonni. Though we know heaven has welcomed a very special person, our hearts still feel the pain. You can finally RIP reunited with your dearly missed sons. - Posted by: Giuseppe Colosimo, Carol and Vicky ( Brother in law, nieces) on: Feb 20, 2019

  • May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences. Luigi Colosimo & Family - Posted by: Luigi Colosimo (Friend of the family) on: Feb 13, 2019

  • My deepest condolences to Antonia Saveria and Salvatore and family. I remember Francesco as a little girl many years ago, He was a sweet kind man with the biggest smile that lit up the room he had the kindest heart. He will be be missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with the entire family in this difficult time. Rest in peace Francesco! Franca & Giuliano Lupinetti - Posted by: Franca Lupinetti (Friend) on: Feb 12, 2019

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