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2058 Kipling Avenue
Toronto, ON M9W 4J9
Phone: (416) 745-7555
Fax: (416) 743-3383
Sam Lima

Sam Lima

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Obituary

LIMA, Sam -
With great sadness but with gratitude for a life well lived, we announce the passing of Sam Lima on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 surrounded by the love and care of his devoted family.

Beloved husband of 63 years to Frances (Iacono). Cherished father of Joanne (John Madden), Sal, Carolyn (Steve Filice) and John. Adored grandfather of David and Victoria Filice. Predeceased by his sister Lena. Loving brother of Margaret Trinetti. Loving brother-in-law of Florence Iacono, Pina Iacono and Frances Iacono. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Charles Saso, Dean Trinetti, Joseph Iacono, Frank Iacono, Lawrence Iacono, John Giummarra and sister-in-law Jenny Giummarra. Fun and loved uncle of many nieces and nephews. Sam was a respected and successful entrepreneur and owner of Casa Lima restaurant. In 2018, he received a Sovereign Award for his contributions to Thoroughbred Racing as a former vice-president and director of the HBPA and long time president of the Toronto Thoroughbred Racing Club. He will be dearly missed by his many friends.

The family will receive friends at NEWEDIUK FUNERAL HOME, KIPLING CHAPEL, 2058 Kipling Avenue (North of Rexdale Boulevard), on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Gregory Catholic Church, 122 Rathburn Road, on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. Interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill. Online condolences at newediukfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 9th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 9th, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel
    Address
    2058 Kipling Avenue
    TORONTO, ON M9W 4J9
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel
    Address
    2058 Kipling Avenue
    TORONTO, ON M9W 4J9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Third Visitation

    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 10th, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel
    Address
    2058 Kipling Avenue
    TORONTO, ON M9W 4J9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, February 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, February 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Gregory's Church
    Address
    122 Rathburn Road
    TORONTO, ON M9B 2K6
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  • Interment

    Location
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Address
    8361 Yonge Street
    THORNHILL, ON L3T 2C7
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Stacie Roberts

Posted at 12:31pm
Dear Frances and family, My thoughts and sincere condolences are with you after the passing of your beloved Sam. He was a generous and thoughtful man and always so welcoming and kind to me and my daughter. He will be truly missed. I did not know of his passing until late Sunday and I regret having missed the visitations and service. Please know Frances that you are in my thoughts and I send my love to you and your family. Sincerely Stacie & Emilie Roberts
JM

janett mullen

Posted at 11:09am
So sorry to hear of Sams passing. An energetic life has been extinguished. A huge supporter of horse racing in the province Sam will be missed. Condolences to Frances and Sams family. Janett Mullen
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Marie Amodeo

Posted at 05:33pm
Frances and family, my sincerest condolences and sympathy in Sam’s passing. He will be missed. Marie Amodeo
PS

Peter Scully

Posted at 09:00am
My deepest condolences. I will always remember the great times and hospitality shared with me in the Lima household.
DM

Donna Manzo

Posted at 05:14pm
My deepest condolences to you and your wife and family on the death of your father-in-law. May he find eternal peace. Amen. Donna Manzo
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