In Celebration of

Sebastian "Sam" Musicco

December 11, 1935 -  August 29, 2023

Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre in Toronto on August 29, 2023 at the age of 87. Born in Trani, Puglia, Italy on December 11th, 1935, to the late Giuseppe Musicco and Vincenza Brullo. Beloved husband of Heidi (née Wachter) for 63 years. Cherished father of Christian (Penny Mulligan), Jean-Paul (Gerrie), Jonathan (Martha), and Alexandra (Ian Campbell). Proud Papa of Christian Pfaff, Nicholas, Sara, Clare, Mackenzie, Sidney, Heidi & Fionn McIntyre, Kyleigh Rosset and great grandpapa of Colby Pfaff. Lovingly remembered by 7 surviving siblings Tom & Shirley, Rosemary (late) & Fred, Frank & Liz, Ida & Frank, Leon, Adriana & John, Anna & Dave, Cosimo (late) & Victoria, John & Chris and 22 nieces and nephews.

Through his vocation as a hairstylist to the Toronto elite, he developed life-long friendships and respected business relationships. He was a hard-working, self-made man, self-taught, intelligent, elegant, cultured and had natural class. He was also a watercolour artist, opera aficionado, CBC Radio listener, chef, daily walker, Globe and Mail & NY Times reader and TTC patron. He devoted many years of service to St. Andrew’s Out of the Cold Program helping to provide meals for others. He will be dearly missed by his friends and family in Toronto, throughout North America, and around the world.

Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to drop in to celebrate Sam’s life between 2-6pm on Tuesday September 5th at the Boulevard Club For those who wish, donations can be made to St. Andrew’s Out of the Cold Program on their website at


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Paul McIntyre 

Entered August 31, 2023 from Toronto

My sincerest condolences to the family. Thinking of Heidi, Alex Heidi and Fionn

Alan Waldron (Friend of his daughter)

Entered August 31, 2023 from Galway city ireland

May Sam rest in peace. Deepest condolences to his family and friends

Lindsay Prajza (Niece by marriage)

Entered August 31, 2023 from Toronto

I will always remember how Uncle Sam loved my dad Rudy like another younger brother and considered the Prajzas an extension of the Musicco family. My condolences to Heidi, Alexandra, Christian & Jonathan, the grand-kids and the whole Musicco family.

Georgina shortt (Daughter friend)

Entered August 31, 2023 from Ireland

Thinking of you all sending love

Stan and Laurie Landau (Friends)

Entered August 31, 2023 from Toronto

We were so shocked to hear of Sam’s death. He was a good friend for decades, as well as our hair stylist. He lived his life his way and did what he loved right until the end. And we just visited him and Heidi two weeks ago. Condolences to the entire family from Stan and Laurie.


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