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Riccardo Del Cantero
September 16, 1923 - October 3, 2016
Peacefully surrounded by family, Riccardo passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital at the age of 93. Devoted husband to his wife Sylvia for 52 remarkable years. Loving father to Mark and his wife Danielle and adoring nonno to Kristian, Adriana and Luke. Riccardo served as a pilot in training in WWII for Italy, after which he immigrated to Canada in 1956. He was a successful car salesman for 35 years in the Toronto area and was a member of the International Police Association. He eventually retired at the age of 65. He and Sylvia enjoyed traveling and spending time with their grandchildren. Special thanks to the incredible team at St. Joseph’s Hospital I.C.U and the Coronary Care Unit for their compassionate care. Visitation will be held at DODSWORTH AND BROWN FUNERAL HOME-ANCASTER CHAPEL, 378 Wilson Street E. Ancaster on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 3pm – 8pm. Vigil Prayers will be offered at 3pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 10am at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, Ancaster. Rite of Committal to follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Riccardo’s family ask donations be made to Liberty for Youth www.libertyforyouth.org.