Giuseppe Giovanni Viani, age 88 of Stratford passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Wildwood Care Centre, St. Marys on November 25, 2017. Born in Lucca, Italy, son of the late Silvio and Adelina Viani. Beloved husband for 65 years of Silvana (Viani). Loving father of Giuliano Viani and wife Josie of Stratford, Claudia Viani and husband Douglas Beveridge of London and Monica Viani and husband Mitchell Lauzon of Stratford. Proud grandfather to Kennedy Hall and wife Brittany, Morgan Hall and fiancé Richie and Giuliana Viani. Proud great-grandfather to Titus and Shiloh Hall. Survived by his sisters Oliva Del Chiaro of Stratford, Maria Del Chiaro of Lucca, Italy, brother–in-law Silvano Viani (Dora) and Piera Carubbi of Lucca, Italy, sister-in-law Carla Viani of St. Marys and several nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy. Predeceased by his brothers, Pasquale (Ornella), Giuliano (Christina) and Franco Viani, brothers-in-law Giovanni Del Chiaro, Lorenzino Carubbi and Alberto (Berto) Del Chiaro. Giuseppe courageously immigrated to Canada with his family in 1967 and worked at Crane Canada until his retirement in 1991.  He loved making wine, tending to his garden, travelling, entertaining and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church of Stratford. A special thank you to all the amazing nurses and staff at Wildwood Care Centre, St. Marys for their constant care and compassion. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Gatfield and the staff of the Happy Valley Health Team. Friends and relatives may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Tuesday, November 28, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 29, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 96 Huron Street, Stratford. Entombment in the Garden Mausoleum at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Alzheimer Society or charity of one’s choice through the funeral home. 519.271.7411



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