Artemio, known as Temmy by friends and relatives, passed away suddenly at his home in Ajax, ON on Saturday, June 4, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Lutgarda and children, Art and Luthie (Ben); grandchildren Joshua and Joaquin; siblings Valiente (Sol), Pablo (Rose-Marie) and Sofia; and his many nieces and nephews.
He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac in the Philippines to Ponciano and Lorenza Lampa and was the youngest of seven children. Artemio and his wife immigrated to Canada on September 18, 1974, living in Edmonton, Alberta where he worked for the Edmonton Public School Board, and also assisted with his brothers in running a local fish market. Artemio and his wife later moved to Toronto, Ontario in 2002, where he worked for and retired from OLG Woodbine Slots in 2016.
He loved deeply and always made sure his family was taken care of. He will be mostly remembered by his gleaming smile, generous heart, and continuous helping hand.