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Born: Apr 03, 1934

Date of Passing: Sep 21, 2021

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April 3, 1934 – September 21, 2021

On September 20, 2021, Domenico Grande passed away peacefully at the age of 87 years.
Domenico was predeceased by his wife, Maria Rosina, of 64 years and his siblings: Antonio, Gregorio (Maria), Giuseppe (Concetta), Felicia (Francesco), Francesca (Francesco) and Francesco (Angela).
Domenico will be dearly remembered by his daughter, Maria (Tomas), son Francesco; and grandchildren, Joseph (Nunziata), Tomas (Jenelle), Robert (Katelyn), Alexandra (Joey) and Sebastian (Jessica), as well as his 11 great-grandchildren.
He will be also missed by his sister-in-law, Angela, and brother-in-law, Francesco, as well as by many nephews, nieces and friends.
Domenico was born on April 3, 1934, in Amato, Italy. He married the love of his life in 1956 and left Italy in 1960 to seek a better life for his family in Canada.
Domenico initially worked in construction and contributed to many vital projects that shaped downtown Winnipeg. He later proudly joined the Canadian National Railway where he provided 25 years of dedicated service installing and maintaining rail lines.
Dad was a loving and caring father who always put his family first. Known for his incredible strength and resolve, he also surprised many with his generosity and kind heart. He especially enjoyed sharing his passions for gardening, wine making and playing cards with his family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Holy Rosary Church. Viewing is at 9:00 a.m. followed by mass at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Gerry Ward presiding. For those who wish to attend the service virtually, a live streaming will be available on Holy Rosary Church's website.;!!M2D_dUfSiN4E!YZwmsochd7Gu_AQt3gcCQxqYdHjeH9bU4lGljuPUSLOqYB3Jf5nli3_cDyx3dLXXwBJF$
Entombment will follow at the Waverley Memorial Gardens, 1501 Waverley Street.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Joseph, Tomas and Robert Masi, Sebastian Grande; as well as nephews, Vincenzo De Caria, and Luigi Torchia.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Domenico's memory to the Canadian Lung Association.

Riposa in pace, we love you.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 24, 2021

Condolences & Memories (12 entries)

  • My condolences go out to my General Manager and Catering Manager Elena and Angelina on the passing of my fellow parishoner. - Posted by: Philip Bialk (Bocce player and proud parishoner) on: Oct 11, 2021

  • My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved father and grandfather. I am privileged to know your family and witness the love you all share. Last time I visited Domenico on Sunday September 12 in the beautiful sunshine in front of Simkin. He was full of love and caring for his family always. The memorial service was moving and a fitting tribute. Riposare in pace - Posted by: Marilyn at Simkin centre (Friend ) on: Oct 04, 2021

  • Mary, Tom and family. Our most heartfelt condolences on the loss of your father. Maria Fiorentino and family - Posted by: Maria Fiorentino (Family friend) on: Sep 26, 2021

  • My condolences to your family. God bless you and your family. - Posted by: Antonio Grande (Cousin ) on: Sep 25, 2021

  • Some of my best childhood memories are of the Grande‚Äôs as our neighbours on Berrydale. Frank and Maria, you were part of such a loving family, your Father will surely be missed but never forgotten! My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours over the coming days. Don Mrochuk - Posted by: Don Mrochuk (Friend) on: Sep 25, 2021

  • To Mary, Tom and family. We would like to express our deepest condolences for the passing of your father. He was a very kind and wonderful human being. We have wonderful memories of him playing Bingo with my dad at at Lindenwood manor. Those were fun times despite the health issues they all had they enjoyed their time there. Our Prayers and thoughts to out to all of you. Take care and hope to see you soon. Dina and Cesare Sacco. - Posted by: Sina Allegro-Sacco (Friend) on: Sep 25, 2021

  • I like to express my deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Raffaelina Loschiavo - Posted by: Raffaelina Loschiavo (Friend ) on: Sep 25, 2021

  • So sorry for the loss of zio Domenico, we want to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Grande family. - Posted by: David, Angela and Hermie Grande (Nephew/sister in law) on: Sep 24, 2021

  • Our most sincere condolences. - Posted by: Tony Grande (Nephew ) on: Sep 24, 2021

  • Nonno, you will be tremendously missed forever and always. You were the most caring, resilient man I know. Never mind stronger then an axe. The lessons you taught of love, pride and determination will carry on through us forever. I love you forever and always. You will forever hand the sun and moon in my world. May you rest in eternal peace, make sure to give Nonna our love! Ti amo - Posted by: Alexandra Grande (Granddaughter) on: Sep 24, 2021

  • I would like to extend my Condolences to Mary, Frank and the Grande Family on the Passing of Mr. Domenico Grande. May God Bless you in these Difficult Times and Always. - Posted by: Tony Guzzi (Friend) on: Sep 24, 2021

  • I was blessed to be a part of many family events, in these tough heartbreaking events I want to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, may our God bless him in heaven. - Posted by: Ralph masi (Family uncle & friend ) on: Sep 24, 2021

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