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Primo Zuanella

January 22, 1932 - November 24, 2014


It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend Primo.

[*]He was born in Rodda Alta, Udine, Italy on January 22, 1932 and died in Powell River on November 24, 2014. Primo is survived by his loving wife Pasqua, three children Mary (Doug) Nauer, Tor (Brandy) Birtig and Rita (Tony) Shigeoka all of Powell River. He is also survived by his grandchildren Alison (Kurt), Kevin, Amanda (Braedon), Darian, Nicole, Hailey, Olivia, Kristi, Lindsey and Brandon, niece Gemma (John) Kennedy of Powell River, nephew Joe (Linda) Martinig of Vancouver, BC, his sister Maria and other relatives all in Italy. Primo was predeceased by his twin brother Secondo and his sister Bruna.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 pm Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Church of the Assumption. Prayers will be said at 7 pm on Friday, November 28, also from the Church of the Assumption. Flowers are gratefully declined.

Donations may be made in his name to Canadian Cancer Society, if desired.

Arrangements entrusted to Stubberfield Funeral Home Ltd. Condolences may be directed online to the family.



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From: Stubberfield Funeral Home Ltd. Staff

Stubberfield Funeral Home Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Pia Cencig Perkins
Relation: family friend

we are so saddened to hear about the passing of one of my dads greatest friends , Primo was such a sweet and gentle soul and will be greatly missed by our family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Pia, Franca, Desiderio, Angelo and families

From: Pearce Hoddinott & Hans Vanrietschoten
Relation: next door neighbour

With sad hearts today we send our deepest condolences to the family we have had the privilege of knowing him for the past 17 years. Living next door to Pasquale & Primo, always a joy. But now through tears we must say good bye to Primo, the man with the heart of gold was called away. So farewell my friend we will see you in every tree you pruned and every glass of wine we have shared on a hot summer day.

From: Bonnie and Nels Johanson
Relation: friend

We send our condolences to all your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Anna Maria & Murray Renshaw
Relation: family friend

So sorry to here about Primo. You and your family are in our thoughts during this difficult time.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 29, 2014
Beginning at 1:30pm

Church of the Assumption
7109 Glacier St.
Powell River, BC Canada

7109 Glacier St.
Powell River, BC Canada


Date & Time:
November 28, 2014
Beginning at 7:00pm

Church fo the Assumption
7109 Glacier St.
Powell River, BC Canada

7109 Glacier St.
Powell River, BC Canada

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