In Celebration of

Mario Palombella

May 6, 1927 -  June 16, 2018

We are deeply saddened to share the passing of Mario Palombella. He passed away peacefully on June 16th, 2018 at Hamilton General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Mario was born in Gagliano Aterno, Italy on May 6th, 1927. He came to Canada in 1951, working at Stelco for 40 years. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Wanda, daughters Gilda Bissada (Yousry), Rosanna Brydon (Ken), and grandchildren Maria, Aurora, Geneva and Bianca, as well as his brother Michele. His sense of humor and sincere kindness will be missed by his entire family, including many nieces, nephews, and in-laws. Family and friends will be received at Bay Gardens Funeral Home " William J. Markey Chapel" 947 Rymal Road East HAMILTON (905-574-0405) on Tuesday June 19th from 2 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday June 20th at 10:30 am followed by the Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Heart and Stroke foundation would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Online Book of Condolences at


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Vic Paukstys (Friend)

Entered June 17, 2018 from Pickering

I was deeply saddened by the news of Mario’s passing. Please accept my heartfelt condolences for you and your family at this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Deanna Wojcik (Friend)

Entered June 18, 2018

My deepest condolences to Wanda and the entire family. I also looked forward to seeing Mario, and seeing that award winning grin. Such a kind-hearted, funny, and warm gentleman. Forever in my heart and thoughts.

Agostino and Joanne De Rubeis (Freinds)

Entered June 18, 2018 from Stoney Creek

Sincerest condolences to the family on the loss of their Husband, Father and grandfather. His love will always be with you.

Dale Hunter (Extended family friend)

Entered June 18, 2018 from Oakville

My heart goes out to the family & friends of Mario. I will always remember his smile and warm friendly manner. May he Rest In Peace 🙏🏼

PATRICK PACENTI (Friends of the family)

Entered June 18, 2018

So sorry for your families loss. Love from the Pacenti family


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