July 26th

 

GIUSEPPE FONTANARI (brother)

 

BORN:                            Pergine, (Trento) 31.1.1912

ENTERED:                    Verona - 1928

FIRST PROFESSION:   4.5.1930

DIED:                            Waltham 26.7.1986

AGE:                              74 

 

Immediately after his profession he was sent, together with other Confreres, to the USA. He worked for a long time in the formation house of Waltham and then moved to other communities, including Vancouver in Canada.

During the last year of his life he was affected by several illnesses. Notwithstanding this, he rarely excused himself from attending the daily Mass. He was very much devoted to Our Lady and the Rosary was permanently in his hands.  He died peacefully with his Rosary and a crucifix in his hands.

 

 

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