The Maiato family is deeply saddened to announce that Antonio da Estrela Maiato, Pai by his children, and Vavô by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, has passed away on February 4th, 2021 at 10:17 p.m., at the age of 82, to an unexpected death, caused by natural causes.
He will lovingly be remembered by his wife of 57 years, Natalia Furtado Maiato, their five children, Antonio, Francisco, Fernando, Natalia, and Carlos Maiato. He was a devoted grandfather to eleven grandchildren: Jessica, Mark, Kerry, Christopher, Brianna, Fernando, Stefany, Krystal, Cassandra, Sara, Derin, as well as a devoted great-grandfather to three great-grandchildren: Marcus, Adrian, and Rebekah. Antonio was born on October 30th, 1938 in Rabo de Peixe, Açores, Portugal. Antonio will additionally be missed by a younger brother; Manuel Maiato, and a younger sister; Madelena Andrade.
Retired in Rabo de Peixe as an “Apontador/Vendedor de primeira classe (aquando do exercício do cargo de Deputado”, e Chefe de Limpeza, em Canada. Antonio will be remembered as a huge Sporting fan, disciplined, hardworking, loyal, loving, helping, respectful, as well as respected in his community in Rabo de Peixe. Antonio was well-known to others, but known by his close family as a simple Portuguese man, who had a heart of gold, helping those that needed it the most.
The funeral will be held at the Meadowvale Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Centre, at 7732 Mavis Rd, Brampton, Ontario, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The whole service will be from 9 a.m., until 11:30 a.m. There will be a link for others that cannot attend the funeral physically, to watch at home. There will be a burial at Prospect Cemetery, at 1450 St Clair Ave W, Toronto.
Info: **Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are a limited amount of people allowed at the Funeral Home** Extended family and friends are invited to watch a live webcast of the funeral service beginning at 9:30am. We ask you kindly refresh your browser after 9:30am if you do not see the link above Mr. Maiato's Photo.