Peacefully passed away at Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at the age of 91.
Dr. Dante Lenardon was born July 10, 1924 in Fernie, British Columbia, to Sante Lenardon and Maria Louise De Zorzi. Educated in Victoria, British Columbia, Edmonton, Alberta, Toronto, Ontario, Paris, France and Perugia, Italy, he retired as Professor Emeritus of King’s University College, London, Ontario, where he taught and researched French and Italian Languages and Literature since 1957.
Dante is survived by his wife, Joan, his daughters, Paula and Julia, and his niece, Carmen Sprovieri. May he rest in the Peace of Christ.
Visitors will be received at the Windermere on the Mount Chapel,1486 Richmond Street North, on Monday evening, November 30th at 6 o’clock until the time of the Funeral Mass at 7 o’clock. Reception to follow in the Vitali Student Lounge, Wemple Building, King’s University College.
Cremation with interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery, London, on Thursday, December 3rd. The Lenardon Family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Dante Lenardon Legacy Award, King’s University College, 266 Epworth Avenue, London, Ontario, N6A 2M3.