Mr. Louis Aldrovandi

1/27/1926 - 3/18/2017

Obituary Overview

Mr. Louis Aldrovandi


Louis Aldrovandi, 91 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends in Toronto. He is survived by his loving wife of Gianna; along with his children Grace (Bill), Mark (Joan); his adoring grandchildren Andrea, Jacqueline, Marco, Gracie and Michael; and many nephews and nieces, great-nephews and -nieces. He was predeceased by his daughter Nancy. He had 7 siblings, Enzo (Augusta), Gianni (Bruna), Lino (Joanne), Maria (Poli), Elena (Viterbo), Anselmo (Cornelia), with whom he spent many months together on annual trips to Italy. He was also close to Gianna’s siblings of Enzo (Franca), Luciana (Mike) and Tonino (Adriana). Much gratitude to Maria and Angelo Pereira, who for many years managed their house and lives.

Louis immigrated to Canada in 1951 and through hard work and charm embodied the Canadian dream. His business success was chronicled in his autobiography, A Lift to Life. 


Visitation will be held at Highland Funeral Home (Warden & Sheppard) on March 20 between 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm with prayers at 8 pm. The funeral service will be held at St Bartholomew Church, Scarborough on March 21 @ 10 am. Burial will follow the funeral at Holy Cross Cemetery
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Sunnybrook Foundation in the Aldrovandi name (sunnybrook.ca/foundation).

Funeral Details

  • Viewing

    Highland Funeral Home - Scarborough Chapel

    Event Times

    3/20/2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Viewing

    Highland Funeral Home - Scarborough Chapel

    Event Times

    3/20/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Funeral Service

    St. Bartholomew's Parish

    Event Times

    3/21/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Entombment

    Holy Cross Cemetery

    Event Times

    3/21/2017 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

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