Nov. 20, 1924 – Jan. 18, 2016
Born in Cavaso Del Tomba, Treviso, Italy. Fred immigrated to Nanaimo in June of 1952. In Dec. of 1954 married Maria Balliana of Cavaso Del Tomba in Nanaimo.
Fred was predeceased by his wife in June of 2001 after 47 years of marriage. Fred is survived by his oldest daughter Liana Steele (Carl), son Lorenzo Rossetto (Fiona), daughter Lucia MacKeigan and six grand children whom he took great pride in. He is also survived by 1 brother and 2 sisters in Italy as well as numerous relatives in Italy and Australia. Fred was a longstanding member of the Cavallotti Lodge (1953).
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Trinity Catholic Church, 6234 Spartan Rd., Nanaimo. Monday morning Feb. 15, 2016 at 11 A.M. Reception to follow.