VISCARDIS, Antonio ‘Tony’: Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, surrounded by his family, on Friday, January 29, 2021, in his 88th year. Tony, beloved husband of 65 years to Lida (nee Spada). Predeceased by his parents Guido and Maria Viscardis. Loving and devoted father of Dennis (Linda), Mary Bencze (Brian), and Adrian (Tracy). Cherished Nonno of Laura, Robert (Katharine); Joseph (Olivia), Andrew; Anthony; and Bisnonno to Harrison. Predeceased by his sister Girolama Della Mora (Federico, predeceased). Beloved uncle of Walter (Mary) Della Mora, the late Debbie Marciello (Frank) and great uncle to many grand nieces and nephews. Dearly missed by Gianni and Dilva Piccotto and family, in Italy. Tony was born in Bertiolo, Udine, Italy, and, as a young man, came to Canada, eventually settling in Peterborough. Tony worked for 40 years in the tile and terrazzo construction industry. He was co-founder and co-owner of D&V Tile Ltd. Tony loved being surrounded by his family, and was very proud of the accomplishments of both his children and grandchildren. He was an avid soccer fan, and, in 1980, became a founding member of the executive committee of the Peterborough City Soccer Association. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses, paramedics, and the entire medical team of PRHC, for the care and compassion shown to Tony, during his brief time in their care. A Private Family Service will be held in the Chapel of Highland Park Funeral Centre, with Fr. Damian Smullen officiating. Interment Highland Park Cemetery. In memory of Tony and in lieu of flowers, donations to the PRHC Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.highlandparkfuneralcentre.com
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