Obituary

It is with deep sadness, we announce that our loving mother,  Concetta Gentile,  passed away unexpectedly from Covid while in hospital on May 12th, 2021.

 

Our mom  will be deeply missed by her loving family, daughter Josie (David, deceased), son Franco (Josie), brother Attilio (Lucia), sister Emma (Carmine), and by her nieces and nephews.  She was a devoted mother, who battled hard through so many health ailments and never gave up on life, until the very end.  She was a most courageous and brave individual.

   

Our mother is now in the presence of the Lord and reunited with her family in heaven - husband Salvatore, mother Antoniette, father Domenico, brothers Pietro and Vittorio,  mother-in-law Giuseppina, father-in-law Francesco,  sister-in-laws Rosaria and Carolina and son-in-law David.

   

She will never be forgotten by those who loved her.

  

Due to the current Covid - 19 restrictions in Toronto that allow a maximum number of guests to attend a funeral, the service details will be kept private and attendance will be by invite-only.

 

The family thanks you for your support and understanding during this challenging time.

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May 19, 2021
Mario and Angie Talarico and Family
Josie DeBono and Franco and Josie Gentile Our deepest condolences on your mother's passing. She is now in peace and together with your dad.
May 18, 2021
Svetlana Helc
It must be so difficult to go through this significant loss, especially during this challenging time. My heart goes out to you and your family.
May 18, 2021
Ed Naval and Family
Franco, Sending our condolences and prayers for the loss of you mom. We hope that we can help you get through this difficult time.
May 18, 2021
Carlo Crozzoli and Jennifer Kerr
Franco and Josie, Please accept heartfelt condolences from our family. While I met your mother only briefly, I know how important a figure she was in the life of her family. I feel I have gotten to know her through her son Franco who always had her best interests at heart and worked tirelessly to seek the care she needed. Inspiring that kind of love and devotion from her son speaks to the woman that she was.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
May 18, 2021
Lucy Simone & Family
Josie & Franco and family, my deepest condolences for your loss. I wish you healing and peace. May she RIP.
May 18, 2021
Frank Scarcelli
Deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
May 17, 2021
Roberto and Luisa D'Agostino
To the entire Gentile Family... please accept our heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your dear mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all . May she rest in eternal peace.
May 17, 2021
Italia D'Agostino
Caro Franco, Josie and Pina, Tutti voi siete nei miei pensieri e nelle miei preghiere. Vi mando i miei sentite condoglianze.
May 17, 2021
Franco and Josie Gentile
Ma, tu sei sempre nel nostro cuore. Franceso e Josie Ti amo molto…..
May 17, 2021
Max and Gabe Caranfa
We send our deepest Condolences, for the passing of your dear mother. She was an amazing Lady,that wore her heart on her sleeve. Always caring and giving to us,and to all,worrying about others, never putting herself first,even through her many sufferings. Dear Concetta, we love you and we'll miss you much!... You have been the ultimate example of a good friend,and a great mother to Josie and Franco. God Bless you,and keep you in His Care.
May 17, 2021
JOSIE DE BONO
Mom the moment that you left me, my heart was split in two one side was filled with memories, the other side died with you. Remembering you is easy, I do it ever day but missing you is heartache that never goes away. WE will miss you, we love you. "TI AMO MAMMA PER SEMPRE TUA FIGLIA JOSIE"
May 17, 2021
Joe and Lilian D'Agostino
With our Deepest Condolences. Joe and Lilian D'Agostino
May 15, 2021
Kristen Engel
Caro Franco...Scusa, Gill mi ha confuso con i nomi.....Franco e Famiglia; E con profonda tristezza aver sentitio della morte della tua amata madra. In questo momento, ho te e la famiglia nei miei preghiere nelle mie preghiere. Auguro le benedziioni do Dio a tutti voi.
May 15, 2021
Kristen Engel
Caro Carlo e Famiglia; E con profonda tristezza aver sentito della morte della tua amata madre. In questo momento, ho te e la tua famiglia nei miei pensieri e nelle mie pregghiere. Augoro le benedizioni di Dio a tutti vio.
May 15, 2021
Pina Noto and family
We were saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a gentle soul. I enjoyed our phone conversations and will miss it. May she Rest In Peace.
May 15, 2021
Gillian MacLeod
Our deepest condolences to Franco and his family at the sad passing of his mom. Our hope is for you to face the sad days ahead knowing that you have a wide group of friends who care about you and would help you share your grief to lighten your burden. You and Josie can always count on me and both of my sons. You shared a lot of good times with us at the cottage, and while no one knows what the future will throw at us, we nonetheless have to work with what we have on any given day and try to see the hope at the end of the tunnel. Take care of yourselves at this difficult time of your life. with love Gill, Simon and Rory
May 15, 2021
Victoria Lavecchia
Victoria Lavecchia@My sincere condolences to the Gentile family @ May she Rest In Peace
May 14, 2021
Tony Palma
Franco and Family - please accept my sincerest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. I hope that you can find some comfort in reflecting back to better days and fond memories that you had with your mom. Possa riposare in pace.
May 14, 2021
Pina Greco
We send our deepest condolences to the entire family on the loss of your mother. She was such a devoted and wonderful person. May God console your family and may He embrace her in eternal rest and peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.