It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ben (Bernardo) Messore (Dec. 16, 1932 – Feb. 7, 2020). Beloved husband to Jean, loving father to Anne (Ruairi Walsh), Julie (Oliver Barnett) and Lucy (Peter Dorgan). Affectionately known as Bampy to his seven grandchildren, Emme, Pierce, Ronan, Gemma, Mae, Bernie and Cara. Dear son to the late Rocco and Rosa, brother to the late Cladinoro (Elena) and sisters, Vincenzina and Carmelina. He also leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, in Canada, Italy and the United States.
We wish to thank the Palliative Care team and Care Partners for their support and care during Ben’s final days.
Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke (between Kipling & Islington Aves.) on Thursday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Transfiguration of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church, 45 Ludstone Drive, Toronto, on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. For those who wish memorial donations may be made to St. Francis Table or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be made through www.turnerporter.ca