Peacefully surrounded by his family at St. Joseph's Hospice on Sunday, February 23, 2020, Arsilio Persichetti at the age of 95. Beloved husband of Giuseppina (nee DiLeonardo) for 65 years. Loving father to Dominic (Francesca) Persichetti and Anna (Andrew) Patch. Proud grandfather to Ersilio and Teresa Persichetti, Michael and Ryan Patch. Arsilio will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews in Canada, Italy and Venezuela. A special thank you to Dr. Maria Parent for her care and support of our father over the past year.
Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Friday, February 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 o'clock. Prayers will be held Friday evening at 8:15pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Church, 345 Lyle Street, on Saturday morning, February 29th at 10 o'clock. Entombment in Holy Family Mausoleum - St. Peter's Cemetery. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or St. Joseph's Hospice would be appreciated.
Donohue Funeral Home has been serving all faiths and cultures for over 80 years. We offer services personalized to the family’s needs. Be it a traditional funeral or alternative service, we will fulfill the wishes of the family.