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Paul Edward Castrucci

December 7, 1932 — April 4, 2022

CASTRUCCI, Paul Edward  – Passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 4th, 2022, at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, at the age of 89. Paul was born on December 7th, 1932, to Antoinette and Orildo Castrucci. He graduated from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in 1954 with a Diploma in Electronic and Electrical Technology. Following graduation, he was employed as a Technologist at Sinclair Radio Laboratories in Concord, Ontario. At Sinclair, he was involved in many antenna design projects, a few of which included the Avro Arrow, the CN Tower and the London Underground. Paul Married Mary O’Reilly on September 20, 1958, and soon after had a son named Stephen and a daughter named Cynthia. Paul’s interests included vacationing with family and friends, boating, radio control aircraft, antennas, computer programming and music. He was always enthusiastic and generous when asked to help family, friends or strangers with any problems or questions they may have had. Paul was kind, gentle, a generous husband, father, grandfather, and a great-grandfather. Survived by his wife Mary, Daughter Cynthia (Jim), Son Stephen, Sisters Mary Rose (the late Sal), and Barbara, as well as grandchildren Ian, Christopher (Jessica), Kaitlyn (Ben), great-granddaughter Avah, and great-grandson Boston. Best Friend of Chris Vito. Paul will be laid to rest at Mount Hope Cemetery in Toronto, on Thursday, April 7th, 2022, at 1:00p.m.

Hi Dad. Steevo here. I'm going to miss the way you were always there to help Mom, Cindy and I whenever we needed you. I'm going to miss your "glass-half-full" way of thinking and the way you could always see the bright side of things. I'm going to miss your "every cloud has a silver lining" way of being positive. I'm going to miss the way you could always make us smile and laugh no matter what the circumstances were. But most of all, I'm going to miss the way you turned every day into a sunny day. We love you Dad.

 

-Mary, Cynthia and Stephen.

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