ROLLI, 1928- 2007 Giorgio "George" Rolli, beloved husband of Costanza Rolli of Red Deer, passed away peacefully after a long courageous struggle at the Red Deer regional Hospital Centre, on Friday, November 9, 2007 at the age of 79 years. Giorgio was born on April 9, 1928 at Melpignano, Italy. In 1954 Giorgio immigrated to Canada, Mercoal, Alberta. The following year his future wife, Costanza Rizzo joined him in Mercoal, where they married and began their family. Giorgio and his family settled in Red Deer, Alberta in 1962. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting with his son and nephews. Giorgio had a love for animals, most recently his doves. He had a passion for collecting coins and taking pictures to capture the special moments in life. Giorgio will be fondly remembered by his family and friends for his commitment and love of his family and his hard work. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Costanza, his son, Antonio “Tony” (Janice) Rolli all of Red Deer, his daughter, Giuseppina "Pina" (Giulio) Coppola of Calgary, four grandchildren, Jessica and Breanna Rolli of Red Deer, Jilane and Fabio Coppola of Calgary, four sisters, Stella Rizzo Lomini of Melpignano, Italy, Rosaria Milie, Victoria (Tony) Donadeo and Maria Giannaccari both of Red Deer and numerous nieces and nephews. Giorgio was predeceased by his father, Ronzo Rolli, his mother, Lucia Rolli, his infant daughter, Lucia Rolli, two sisters, Francescia Rolli, Carmelina Montagna and a brother-in-law, Giuseppe "Joe" Giannaccari. The family would like to express their sincere and heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Williams, Dr. Nargherita, Dr. R. Donnelly, nurses, staff and volunteers of Unit 22 of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, for their compassionate care of their husband and father. A Prayer Service will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820-45 Street on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5508-48a Avenue, on Friday, November 16, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Alto-Reste Cemtery. Memorial donations in Giorgio's honour may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 6, 5015-48 Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1S9 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta & N.W.T. 101, 5208-53 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5K2. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at: Service and Interment Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222

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