Mr. Erminio Filipuzzi

Mr. Erminio Joseph "Butch" Filipuzzi

Saturday, October 21st, 1933 - Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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Mr. Erminio “Butch” Filipuzzi, age 85 years, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 3, 2019.

Butch was born on October 21, 1933 in Fort William, Ontario. He was a life-time resident of the Westfort community. His life was dedicated to his loving wife Doreen and their family. Butch loved spending time outdoors, at home or at the family camp at Shebandowan Lake. In their younger years, Butch and Doreen enjoyed their league bowling and dancing at the Great Lakes dances. Butch retired at age 55, from his career at Great Lake Forest Products as the finishing room Foreman.

Butch will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Doreen; children Diane (Bill) Tighe, Linda McKillop; Cathy (Dom) Gilbert and Gary; grandchildren, Stewart (Nicole), Billy (Amber), Kara Joy, Jen (Jeff), Reis (Kim) and Chad; great grandchildren Everett, Lillie, Emma and Ava Joy; sister, Yolanda (Ted) Drzstek; faithful companion, their dog Princess and numerous extended family.

Predeceased by his parents, sister Theresa (John) Hrynyk and grandson Kyle McKillop.

Funeral services for the late Mr. Erminio Filipuzzi will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 11:00am in the WESTFORT CHAPEL, 420 West Gore Street at James. Interment will take place in Mountainview Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time in the chapel.

If friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Everest of Thunder Bay - Westfort Chapel
  • Service

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 11:00am
    Everest of Thunder Bay - Westfort Chapel
  • Interment

    Mountainview Cemetery
  • Reception

    Everest of Thunder Bay - Westfort Chapel


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Sam Pollari

Posted at 12:52pm
Mr. Filipuzzi, one of the pillars of Westfort. I'm sorry I was not able to make it to the funeral, but please accept my deepest condolences to the Family

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Thursday, March 07 2019 at 11:00 am