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Anthony Morra

Anthony Morra

Sunday, March 29th, 1936 - Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Anthony Morra, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Sunnybrook Hospital on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Anthony was born on March 29, 1936, in Monteleone, Puglia, Italy. He worked in his father’s forge and was trained in tool-and-die, until he came to Canada at the age of 15, by himself on the Vulcania, to meet his father in Toronto. He was fluent in both Italian and English. He worked as both a real estate agent and insurance broker, and he served his clients with integrity and devotion for over fifty years. In his early thirties, he met his darling wife and loyal companion, Jessie Morra, with whom he had three children. A kind and compassionate man, he was a lover of God and people, an avid golfer, an inveterate whistler, an admirer of Russian literature, a hockey buff, and an opera enthusiast.

Anthony is preceded in his passing by his wife, Jessie, and his parents, Angelo and Rocchina. He is survived by his three children, Susanne (Philip), Linda (Louis), and Mark (Merkia), and his three grandchildren, Mitchell, Raphael, and Aemilia—all of whom he adored. He is also survived by his brother, Joseph (Rosaria), his sister, Carmella, and sister-in-law, Gabriella (Bob).

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sunnybrook Hospital.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home, "Woodbridge Chapel"
    Address
    4671 Highway 7
    Vaughan, ON L4L 1S6
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home, "Woodbridge Chapel"
    Address
    4671 Highway 7
    Vaughan, ON L4L 1S6
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  • Third Visitation

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    When
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
    Location
    Ward Funeral Home, "Woodbridge Chapel"
    Address
    4671 Highway 7
    Vaughan, ON L4L 1S6
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  • Service

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    New Life Christian Church
    Address
    8111 Weston Road
    WOODBRIDGE, ON L4L 9T6
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  • Interment

    Location
    Beechwood Cemetery
    Address
    7241 Jane Street
    CONCORD, ON
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Rocco Callisto and Family

Posted at 07:39pm
Our deepest condolences go to the Morra family. Tony was a great friend to our entire family, especially my dad Rocco and my mom Grazia. May the Lord bless you always Tony and the entire Morra family.
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Louis-Georges Harvey

Posted at 11:40am
With our sincerest sympathies from all my family.
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Mark Romani

Posted at 09:42pm
My prayers are with the Morra family in this time of loss. May your memories give you peace that your loved one will never be forgotten. May the good Lord bless you and the soul of Anthony.
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Raywat Deonandan

Posted at 05:44pm
"Noble fathers have noble children." -Euripedes
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Connie Guzzo McParland

Posted at 01:54pm
Dear Linda, I know how close you were to your dear father and I feel your pain, so close after your mother's parting. I'm thinking of you and hope that the memories of both your parents will brighten up the times when you most feel their loss. Hugs, Connie
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