It is with great sadness that the family of Victor Emanuel Da Ponte Ambrosio announce his sudden passing on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.  He was 82 years old.

Victor was born in São Miguel, Açores on May 1, 1940 to his parents Manuel and Celestina.  He was the youngest of 12 children and raised by a devoted family.  He immigrated to Toronto where he met his loving wife, Aida and married in 1966.  They welcomed three children into their family.  Professionally, Victor worked his way up from assembly-line worker to general foreman at Inglis Appliances Ltd.  Later in life, he struggled with COPD and heart disease but did everything in his will to exercise and be active daily.  He will be remembered as a dear husband, father, brother and uncle, who built a good life for his family and always with an active mind, full of an endless list of incredible talents and ideas.

Victor will be dearly missed by his wife of 56 years, Aida; children Lucy (Henry), Susanne (Simon), Illian (Šárka), 6 grandchildren, Logan, Landon, Hannah, Nicole, Morgan and Angelo; sisters Honorina, Celestina and numerous other family members and friends.

A public visitation will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 3:00 - 8:00pm, at Cardinal Funeral Home, 366 Bathurst Street in Toronto, Ontario.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 9:45am at St. Mary’s Parish, 588 Adelaide Street West, in Toronto, Ontario.  An interment will follow at Prospect Cemetery off of Kitchener Avenue and Caledonia Park Road.  Guests who are not able to attend may participate in a livestream of the visitation or view a recording of the funeral mass at a later time.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Victor to The Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


January 12, 2023
Cardinal Funeral Homes - Bathurst Chapel
03:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Prayer Service between 4 & 5pm


January 13, 2023
St. Mary's Parish
09:45 AM


January 13, 2023
Prospect Cemetery
11:00 AM

Arrival at cemetery is approximate and subject to change due to changing weather and road conditions


May 27, 2023
Kimberley Haskett
A beautiful Man. He is missed. Only now hear of his passing. May he Rest In Peace. He made me happy.
January 11, 2023
Smile Care family
Our hearts go out to you and your family during this difficult time. We pray that you are surrounded by God's comforting love and peace.
January 10, 2023
Luis Reis
In this sorrowful time, The Reis Family would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the entire Family. Victor will be missed at Family and Holiday gatherings.
January 08, 2023
The DaSilva Family
Our deepest condolences to the family. May God bless you and keep you in his heart during this difficult time of sorrow. We are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.
January 08, 2023
Frank, Janet, Colby and Brandon Pimental - Bermuda
Titia Aida, Susanne, Lucia and Illion, and families, We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Victor's passing. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
January 08, 2023
Susanne Ling
Christ has died, Christ has risen. Christ will come again. So too shall we be reunited one day in eternity.
January 08, 2023
Lucia Dabrowski
Dear daddy dearest, we thought there would be more time! More Christmas celebrations, Easters. birthdays and talks! Its difficult to wrap my mind that you are no longer here but with that I have peace that you are in heaven with love ones and no longer suffering. I thank you for loving me and caring about me. You gave me inspiration and strength. I love you so much and will miss you. Rest in Peace dear dad. Until we meet again, Your forever loving daughter. May the Lord's perpetual light shine upon you always.
January 07, 2023
Jane & Dave Robertson
Our deepest condolences on the passing of Victor. Always such a very helpful neighbor.