UTANO, Giuseppe "Joe" Peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the age of 47. Beloved and cherished son of Maria (nee Martino) and the late Nicola. Treasured brother of Maria (Frank Nicastro), Paul and Rosetta (Ezio Vena). Loving uncle of Carmelina (Sebastian Ortega), Marie-Alysa, Nicole, Ornella and Nicholas. Proud great- uncle of Isabella. Survived by many caring aunts, uncles, cousins and friends in Ottawa and Italy. Family and friends may pay respects at Kelly Funeral Home, Somerset Chapel 585 Somerset St.W., Ottawa, ON, K1R 5K1 613-235-6712, www.kellyfh.ca on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Friday, February 17, 2017 to St. Anthony's Church for Mass of Christian Funeral at 11:30 a.m. Entombment Capital Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to Dr. Camille Munro, Dr. Vincent and staff at the General Campus 7 East, Christian Horizons and May Court Hospice for their care and compassion. In memoriam donations may be made to Christian Horizons, 6082 Buttonfield Place, Ottawa, ON, K1W 1C1. Our precious "Joe", we thank God for the invaluable gift you've been in our lives. Thank you for teaching us what is truly important and beautiful. Sacrifice, courage, humour, purity and innocence, great faith and unbounding love. Most importantly for teaching us how to surrender joyfully to God's divine plan in each of our lives. "Your life has been a river of charity for souls"
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