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Jerry John Raia

Jerry John Raia

Thursday, September 19th, 1940 - Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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God called Jerry John peacefully on October 20, 2020 at the age of 80. He will be forever missed by his loving wife, Rachele. Cherished by his dear children, Josephine and Anthony (Cathy). Proud Nonno to Emanuele, Gianluca, Leah and Julian. Jerry John will always be remembered by his siblings, the late Rosalia (Agostino Lamantia), Sally (late Tony DeCesare) and John. He will be held dear in the hearts of his family, relatives, and many friends. Visitations will take place at the Vescio Funeral Home Woodbridge Chapel (8101 Weston Rd. 905-850-3332) on Friday October 23, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday October 24, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at St. David’s Roman Catholic Church (2601 Major Mackenzie Dr., east of Jane St.). Private Family Entombment to follow. If so desired, donations in memory of Jerry John may be made to the either the Alzheimer Society or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Vescio Funeral Home "Woodbridge Chapel"
    Address
    8101 Weston Rd.
    WOODBRIDGE, ON L4L1A6
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Vescio Funeral Home "Woodbridge Chapel"
    Address
    8101 Weston Rd.
    WOODBRIDGE, ON L4L1A6
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 | 9:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 9:00am
    Location
    St. David's Parish
    Address
    2601 Major Mackenzie Drive
    Vaughan, ON L6A 1C6
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  • Interment

    Location
    Private Entombment Service
    Address
    TORONTO, ONTARIO CANADA
    TORONTO, ON
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Maria and Domenic Di Mambro, Rose Galli and family.

Posted at 11:56pm
Rachela Raia and family, please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.
Maria, Domenic, Rose, Fernando and Alex.
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Daniel Giammarco

Posted at 01:44pm
My condolences Rachele and Josie.
May Jerry rest in peace.

Daniel
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From: Nam, Liem, Chi, Trang

Posted at 08:53pm
Our heartfelt condolences to Rachele, Anthony and your family.
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Lina and Albert Amendola

Posted at 07:45pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Van Quach

Posted at 03:57pm
We are deeply saddened by your loss. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Jerry had been such a wonderful friend and we will surely miss him. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Van and Kin Quach

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