After a brief but courageous battle with cancer, with his loving wife by his side, Elio Frezza, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospice, on Friday, July 16, 2021 at the age of 81.
Elio was born in Casalvieri, Italy. At the age of 13 he moved with his family to Canada settling in Sarnia. After graduation Elio began his career with Dupont Canada as a lab technician. He would later work with Nova Chemicals as part of the Licencing Division which saw him travel to Korea, China, India, Sicily, Venezuela, and Brazil. After retirement, Elio had a passion for gardening, winemaking, and preparing food with love for his family and friends. He spent countless hours on his computer, always loved to keep up with the latest technology and believed that you should learn something new every day.
Elio was preceded in death by his parents Giulio and Giuseppe Frezza, his infant sister Assunta Frezza and his older sister Maria D’Andrea. He leaves behind his wife Jane Frezza, his son Paul (Charmaine) Frezza and his daughter Dayna Meadows. Loving grandfather to Dea Frezza and to Erin, Kara and Meghan Meadows. Dear brother of Onorio (Brenda) Frezza, and Peter Frezza. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm for a visitation. Due to COVID restrictions, those who wish to attend must each RSVP with a time:
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques mailed to the funeral home or made online, please.)
May 2nd 1940 July 16th 2021
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Elio Frezza May 2nd 1940 July 16th 2021..
Décès pour la Ville:Sarnia, Province: Ontario