Fortunato Mazzone

Fortunato Mazzone

May 20, 1929 - March 5, 2021

Fortunato Mazzone, 91, in Montreal on March 5, 2021.

He was born in Mammola, Reggio Calabria, Italy on May 20, 1929. His parents were Maria Rosa Napoli and Domenico Antonio Mazzone.

He is survived by his spouse, Assunta Giarrusso, daughter Rosemary (Enzo), sons Domenico and Dino (Rina), grandchildren Jordan, Tatyana and Luca. Sisters Caterina (Vincenzo), Carmelina (Vincenzo) and brother Cosimo (Francesca) as well as many brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-laws, nieces and nephews, many relatives and numerous friends.

Preceded by sisters Annunziata and Angela, brothers Giuseppe, Nicodemo and Pasquale.

Fortunato had a profound impact on his friends and family through his unparalleled kindness and wise words. His love for his family and of life went beyond measure. Fortunato was recognized by all as a person with exceptional integrity and respect for others. He will be greatly missed.

Due to current circumstances, a private service will be held in his honour. 

Visitation on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, by invitation only, at Loreto Funeral Home situated at 4975 Blvd. Des Grandes Prairies, St. Leonard. Funeral Services, by invitation only, Mont Carmel Church, 7645 Dumans, St. Leonard. Interment will follow at St. Francois D’Assise, 6893 Sherbrooke St. East, Montreal.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Santa Cabrini Foundation.

You will be able to follow a live stream as of March 9 at 9:30.

Le 9 mars il y aura une diffusion en direct à partir de 9:30.

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  1. Dear Zia Assuntina, Rosalba, Enzo, Domenic, Dino, Rina, Jordan, Tatyana, and Luca, our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dear husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather. We will forever remember Zio Fortunato for his kind and generous spirit. He always greeted us with his warm and welcoming smile. We hold dear the many times we were together at family occasions and visits to his home where he and Zia Assuntina were most welcoming and happy to see us. Zio Fortunato was a blessing in all our lives. He will be greatly missed, but affectionately remembered in our hearts forever. Now he is with Our Heavenly Father…resting in peace until the day we will all be together again. Love, Maria Berlettano and Family

  2. Dear Dino
    We offer our heartfelt condolences to you and all family members, for the loss of a wonderful Dad. During his long life, you will surely remember many special moments that you shared with him.
    We will remember Fortunato in our prayers.
    James & Mona Infantino

  3. My condolences to you and the family. Rest In Peace
    from Angela and Melissa Spatari in Australia Sydney

  4. Hi dear Dino and Family,
    There are no words 😢💔 to express the sorrow we feel on the passing of your dear Father, Fortunato Mazzone, wishing you our deepest heartfelt Condolences to the whole Family ❤ courage and preserverance, the passage of time will help but not totally, dear Aunt Assunta, God Bless you and your whole Family, we will keep you in our prayers 🙏❤💙😊💜 sending you all much Love 🙏, R.I. P. DEAR UNCLE FORTUNATO love 💘 you always, Amen, Alleluia 😇✝️🕊🕯🙏♥

  5. Our deepest condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  6. Sincere condolences to Zia Assunta, & cousins Rosemary, Dominic and Dino & respective families! Carmelina and I were very fond of Zio Fortunato ! He was kind, empathetic and loved his family and extended family very much ! We will miss him! May he Rest In Peace!

  7. I cannot tell you how sorry I was to hear about your dad. I was shocked and saddened by the news.I know how close you were to your father and what an influence he had on your life.I will keep you close in my thoughts and prayers in the coming weeks as you are going through your process of grieving. Please extend my sympathy to your mom and the rest of your family.
    Franco Cipro

  8. Dino
    My family and I would like to extend our most heartfelt condolences for the loss of your dear father.

  9. myself and my family share your pain and sorrow during this difficult passage of live.
    we extend our deepest condolences to you and your family.