Mr. Ermenegildo Marinig

Mr. Ermenegildo "Gildo" Marinig

Tuesday, May 12th, 1931 - Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Mr. Ermenegildo “Gildo” Marinig, age 87 years, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Gildo was born on May 12, 1931 in Grimacco, Italy to Giuseppe and Antonia Marinig. As a young man he joined the Alpini Artillery Mountain Regiment, he was a very proud member and loved to wear his Alpini hat. He then relocated to Belgium, in 1958 Gildo immigrated to Canada to find a better life. Upon his arrival he briefly worked for CNR, then in Manitouwadge for Noranda Mine until 1979 when, along with his family he moved to Thunder Bay working for United Grain Growers, retiring at age 65. During his retirement, Gildo spent many hours fishing and gardening. He loved making wine to share with his family and friends.

Gildo was a long time member of St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, the Italian Society of Port Arthur and the Italian Alpini Choir.

Survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Romilda; children Ivana (Michael) O'Farrell and Andrew (Colleen); beloved grandchildren, Ethan, Madeline, Lucy and Olivia who were his pride and joy; sister Alma and mother in-law Maria Vogrig both in Italy and numerous nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 with family and friends gathering in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church for the Funeral Mass at 9:30am celebrated by Fr. Luigi Filippini. Interment will follow in St. Andrew's Cemetery.

If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Northern Cardiac Fund or the Alzheimer Society.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church
    Address
    Corner of Hilldale and Dawson Road. Just west of County Fair Plaza.
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Cemetery
    Oliver Road at Balmoral / Algonquin beside Riverside Cemetery

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Donations are being accepted for: HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF ONTARIO.

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sheila chiodo

Posted at 09:56am
Ivana and family. So sorry to hear about your fathers passing. Please accept our sincere condolences. Sheila and Sergio Chiodo and family.
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David Young

Posted at 08:14am
To the Marinig family. So sorry to hear about Gildo's passing. Sincere condolences. David Young
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Mark, Katie and Emma Doyal

Posted at 03:59pm
In loving remembrance of Gildo Marinig, who brightened our world and all he knew. We will miss his kind smile and gentle laugh.
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Posted at 06:47am
Ivana - our sincere sympathies to you and your family.
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