Private family service on Monday, July 20 at St. Peter's Mausoleum


50 Years


Ermando Di Virgilio

Death Notice

DI VIRGILIO, Ermando - It's with immense sadness that we announce the passing of our Papa, Nonno and Bisnonno, Ermando Di Virgilio, on July 12, 2015 after a courageous battle with ALS. Finally reunited with his beloved wife Dora (1994). Dearly loved father of Antonietta Rattazzi, Lisa and James Singer and Angela Di Virgilio. Devoted Nonno of Stefano and Jennifer Rattazzi, Laura Rattazzi and Matt Carvalho, Christopher Rattazzi, Jordan Singer and Taylor Singer. Precious Bisnonno of Dante Rattazzi and Jayden Rattazzi. Missed by his sisters Matilda (Joseph) Mangano, Ada (Antonio) DeSumma and many relatives in Italy. Predeceased by his parents Guiseppi and Antonietta Di Virgilio and his in-laws Angelo and Licia D'Ascanio. Reunited with his faithful dogs Caesar, Chucky and Oscar. Thank you to Alternatives Funeral Home in British Columbia and Harris Funeral Home for making it possible to bring our father home. A private ceremony was held in his honor. Entombment St. Peter's Mausoleum.

We cried when you passed away
We still cry today
Although we loved you dearly
We couldn't make you stay
A golden heart stopped beating
Hard working hands at rest
God broke our heart to prove
to us He only takes the best