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MUSCARDIN, Vittorio Fabiano

MUSCARDIN, Vittorio Fabiano

Vittorio (Victor) Fabiano Muscardin, of Richmond, B.C.

Victor a beloved Husband, Father, Nonno and Friend, left this life on November 14th, 2017. He was born July 22nd, 1930.

After leaving his home Village of Dragosetti, on the island of Cherso in Northern Italy, Victor following the underground railroad from Fiume to Bremerhaven Germany in an effort to evade the new communist regime that over took his village. He then embarked on a voyage to Pier 21, arriving in Halifax Canada on April 21st, 1951. Victor made his way to the Canadian prairies where he worked as a farm hand until a friend from his island suggested he come join him in Winnipeg. In Winnipeg he met Sylvia Gigliotti, the love of his life, whom he would marry and spend the rest of his life with.

In 1969 Victor and Sylvia's adventures brought them to the west coast where they settled in Richmond and continued to raise their family, work, and play. Victor was a hard working man with a big spirit for adventure! An avid camper, fisherman, skier, and biker, he was always willing to try something new. He and Sylvia also travelled the world visiting many countries and many return trips to Italy. He made an impact and an impression on everybody he met. He will be deeply missed.

Victor is survived by his Sylvia-married 63 years, his sons - Dean Victor (Estherlee), Fred Anthony, Thomas Gig Piero and daughter Paula Adriana. And seven grandchildren. Emilia, Adriana, Matthew, Natalie, Jade, Tristan, and Wylie.

Sylvia and family are asking for people to donate to Canadian Blood Services in honour of Victor.

Funeral and Mass at St. Paul Parish Church, St. Albans Road, Richmond, B.C. on November 29, 2017 at 3:30 P.M.

Condolence Messages
  • Nov 25, 2017
    Dear Emillia, you and your family have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear Grandfather. Grandfather's are such a gift and we are sure your family will be remembering all the great times you had together.
    Ross and Susan Potter
  • Nov 23, 2017
    Dean, Estherlee and Emilia - so sorry for your loss. Your Dad and Grandfather had an amazing life and I am sure he was an amazing person to have in your life. Cherish and enjoy your memories.
    Brenda & Keith Furman