Obituary of Sante Giorgi
February 22, 1950 - Acquasanta Terme, Italy
August 22, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta
Sante "Sandy" Giorgi, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2022, at the age of 72 years.
Sante was born in Acquasanta Terme, Italy on February 22, 1950. He was the son of the late Archemio and Carmine (Vespa) Giorgi. In 1968, he immigrated to Calgary, AB, Canada, where he later married Carla Volpi in 1974 and they started a family. Sante became a sheet metal mechanic and was co-owner of Zodiac Sheet Metal Ltd. for over 30 years. Through dedication and hard work, he achieved professional and personal success.
He loved to travel and was an exceptional cook, pouring love into every dish he prepared. Sante was a fan of sports cars and F1 races, and always enjoyed watching a good Italian soccer match. He will be most remembered for his generosity, and love for his grandchildren.
Besides his loving partner Lynn, Sante is survived by his two sons, Christian Giorgi (Heather) and Richard Giorgi; daughter Chantel Gutierrez (Edgar), and eight grandchildren, Ana Sofia, Carolina, Valentina, Mateo, Oliver, Hunter, Isabella, and Salem. Sante is also survived by his two sisters, Anna Trevisani (Nino) of San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, and Franca Sasso (Luigi) of San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street & Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the Italian Club (416 1 Ave NE, Calgary, AB). Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Sante Giorgi, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.