It is with deep sadness the family of Ottavio DeBellis announces his sudden passing at his home in London on October 30, 2014. Born in Coccullo, Abruzzi, Italy on February 5, 1941. Beloved husband of the late Elsa De Bellis (nee: Di Loreto, 2013). Son of the late Pamfilo and Mattia DeBellis. Son-in-law of the late Guglielmo and Vilia Di Loreto. Brother of Antonietta Cerasani of Venezuela, Donato (Lisa) and the late Silvia (Bill) Gentille. Brother-in-law of Raimondo DiLoreto, Vilma and Franco Troiano, Delfina and Rino D'Alessandro, Lia Rattazzi and Elisabeth Di Loreto. Predeceased by sister-in-law Lucia Di Loreto, brother-in-law, Enrico Di Loreto and his wife Irma Di Loreto, brothers-in-law Giuseppe DiLoreto, Gino Rattazzi and Cesara Cerasani. Zio Ottavio will be lovingly remembered and missed by his nieces and nephews in Canada and Venezuela. Visitors will be received in the O'Neil Funeral Home, 350 William Street on Tuesday, November 4, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Prayers on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary's Church, 345 Lyle Street on Wednesday, November 5, at 11:00 a.m. followed by entombment in St. Peter's Cemetery, London, Ontario. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca) greatly appreciated.
"Zio Ottavio, your kind hospitality and generosity will never be forgotten and you will always be in our hearts".