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November 8, 1928 - August 6, 2014
Burial Date August 11, 2014
Prayer service – 7PM Aug 11 – Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s Church 11AM Aug 12th
Fernando Luigi Liberatore (Nov. 8,1928-Aug. 6,2014) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father and nonno Fernando Liberatore.
After a valiant & courageous battle with cancer Fernando passed away peacefully on Aug. 6th, 2014 surrounded by his family.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Clara of 55 years, parents, Guiseppe & Domenica, & brother-in law Antonio Restaino. He will live on in the hearts of his children; Valerio Liberatore, Pina (Bruce)Hendry, Mara (Paul) Fedrigo, 4 grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Angelina, Roberto and Nicolas, brother Ezio (Maria) & family.
Fernando was born in Raiano,Italy and immigrated to Trail B.C in 1951. He married the love of his life Clara in 1958 and raised their 3 children there. He worked at Cominco for 41 years as a cement mason before retiring and moving to Victoria, BC to be near his family.
He was passionate about his garden, making vino and most of all his family; especially his grandchildren. He was a very active nonno in his grandchildren’s lives supporting them in whatever their interests were. Sharing a glass of wine and a meal with family and friends was what life was all about.
Our sincere thanks go to all the medical personnel who provided wonderful support; especially Dr. John Macpherson and We Care Home
Support staff. Prayer services to be held at 7 PM-Mon. Aug.11th by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph’s Church at 11 AM on Tues. Aug12th with Father Jim Bekkama Celebrant. Bill of CARE funeral home has been entrusted with arrangements. Interment to follow at Royal Oak Burial Park. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made at the BC Cancer Foundation. You are also invited to leave a personal message at www.carefuneral.calls.net/obituaries/