50 Years


Nicolo Dagnino

Death Notice

Nicolo Dagnino, peacefully at University Hospital on Monday, January 8, 2007, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Grace Coyoli de Dagnino. Dear father of Aldo Dagnino and his wife Carla and Lina Dagnino and her husband Tony D'souza. Loving Nonno to Angelica. Dear brother of Sergio and his wife Mariu. Predeceased by his brother Aldo and his wife Maria. Dear brother-in-law of Guillermina Coyoli. Nicolo served during the Second World War in the Italian army. He was a member of the French Foreign Legion and rose to the rank of Sergent-Chef, the highest rank that can be achieved by a non-French citizen. Nicolo received 3 medals of commendation for bravery in action during tours in Indochina and North Africa. A special thank you to Dr. Brian Taylor, Dr. Michael Tong, and the nurses of the 8th Floor Surgical Unit at University Hospital. A private family Mass will be celebrated in North Carolina. Cremation. Memorial contributions to the London Health Sciences Foundation, 747 Baseline Road East, London, ON N6C 2R6 would be gratefully acknowledged. (James A. Harris Funeral Home)