September 20, 2018
passed away peacefully at Fir Park Village on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the age of 90.
Predeceased by his wife of 55 years Carmela, son Rick Moretto, daughter-in-law Deb Moretto, and grandson Kris Moretto. Parents Carlo and Concetta Moretto as well as his sister Cesarina and brothers Angelo and Antonio.
Gavino is survived by his daughter Luiza Rose (Randy), granddaughter Jaimi Shaw (Blaine), and grandson Dan Moretto (Kysa); great grandchildren Brandt and Mikenley Moretto, Krislynn Sawatzky and Tatum Shaw. Gavino is also survived by his sisters Santina, Gianna, and Clara, and brothers Andrea, Attilio, and Luciano as well as numerous relatives both here and abroad.
A special thank you to Dr. Lund and all the nurses, care aids and staff at Fir Park Village for the excellent care and kindness provided.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church, 4731 Burke Road, Port Alberni, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gavino’s memory to Ty Watson House, 2649 2nd Avenue, Port Alberni, BC. Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca.
Gavino was a proud, hardworking man with a strong will. He had a great sense of humour and quick wit. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.