Obit: DiLIBERATORE, Attilio C

Attilio "Til" DiLiberatore (November 4, 1945 - October 22, 2011)
DiLiberatore, Attilio C. "Til"-65, of Amherst, passed away at home with
his loving family at his side after a long hard fought illness on
October 22, 2011. Born in Notaresco, Italy, on November 4, 1945 to Gina
(De Patre) DiLiberatore and the late Bernardo DiLiberatore. Beside his
mother,he is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Sheila; daughter,
Carla Blakeney (Kevin); son, Michael DiLiberatore (Shelley); sister,
Beatrice Paul (Kenny; sisters and brother in laws; Brenda and Bob
Selkirk, and Ann and Robert Bigelow; five grandchildren, whom Papa loved
dearly, Cayden, Rylan and Brynn Blakeney, and Natalia and Kelson
DiLiberatore; as well as six nieces and nephews. He graduated from Saint
Marys University and went on to teach in Middle Musquodoboit and at
Amherst Regional High School, where he touched the lives of many
students. In 1992 he received a Heart Transplant, which allowed his
family and friends to enjoy 19 extra years with him. Due to the kindness
of this unknown family, Til was able to see his children grow up, marry,
and meet his grandchildren. He enjoyed spending his summers at the
Cottage and monthly card games with "The Boys," and before his illness
golfing, fishing and walking the beach. Til was an avid soccer fan,
especially of Juventus and the Italian National Team. He was a talented
player himself, playing for Saint Pats High School and Saint Marys
University. Til will always be loved and missed by family and friends.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Campbell's
Funeral Home, Amherst (667-9906). There will be no visitation or funeral
by request. Donations in his memory can be made to the VON or Palliative
Care. On line condolences can be forwarded to the family via:
www.campbellsamherst.ca
[Monday, 24-October-2011 Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, NS]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-10-24]
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