With a heavy heart..., News, Schomberg Minor Hockey LL (King Township Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Organization - With a heavy heart...
Submitted By WebAdmin on Sunday, December 24, 2017
With a heavy heart, the Schomberg and King Township Minor Hockey Families mourn the loss of long time Coach, Volunteer, Leader and Friend, Fernando De Luca. Fernando’s loss cannot be put into words. In his many years of Coaching with our Organizations, he left a lasting impression in the lives of many families in our community, and touched the hearts of many young players.

As we pay tribute to his life and contributions, we would ask that all members of our close knit Minor Hockey Family send their thoughts and prayers to the De Luca family at this difficult time. 

Coach Fernando, on behalf of all of the little Red Wings and King Rebels that you supported and taught over the years - we say a heartfelt thank-you.




Godspeed to you Coach, all of our next games will be played in your Memory and Honour. 

The funeral arrangements for Coach Fernando are set out below:

Obituary for Fernando De Luca
God called Fernando peacefully on Thursday December 21, 2017 at the age of 47. He will be forever missed by his loving wife Rosie. Cherished by his dear children, Joey and Michael. Beloved son of Ida and Giuseppe, and brother of Carm (Doug Doctor), and Jay (Paola). Cherished uncle of Luca, Gabriel, Sicily, Samuel, Eloisa, and Massimo. Dear Son-in-Law of Giuseppe and Adelina Iafrate, and Brother-In-Law of Laura (Fernando Silva).

Deeply missed by his best friend and honorary brother, Paolo Cornacchia. He will be held dear in the hearts of his family, relatives, and many friends. Visitations will take place at the Vescio Funeral Home Woodbridge Chapel (8101 Weston Rd. 905-850-3332) on Thursday December 28, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 29, 2017 at a time to be determined at St. Jude’s Roman Catholic Church (3265 Weston Rd., south of Finch Ave.). 

If so desired, donations in memory of Fernando may be made to the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities.
This article has been viewed 287 times.
Team Sites
View Another Category
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 15
    Jan
    Organization
    For the very first time, Schomberg and Nobleking Minor Hockey will join together for a joint dinner and dance Gala!  This is for all 3 associations..King Township Rep, Nobleking LL and Schomberg LL. Evening includes Dinner, Live Entertainment, ...
  • 10
    Jan
    Organization
    Once again we are offering all members an opportunity to get extra development on the following P.A. Day's: Fri Jan 19th and Friday Feb 2nd Both camps are at Nobleton Arena This program is open to all skaters born 2010 and older.  See poster ...
  • 09
    Jan
    Schomberg Minor Hockey LL
    Our annual photo day is Tues Jan 16th @ Trisan centre.  Click the picture for all the details and schedule!  ---->
  • 05
    Jan
    Organization
    Happy New Year! Schomberg Minor Hockey is pleased to host a free public skating event for the whole community on Saturday afternoon from 3-5 pm at the Trisan Centre to help ring in an amazing 2018. Come join us for a community skate!
  • 18
    Dec
    Schomberg Minor Hockey LL
    TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2018 @ 7:00 P.M. TRISAN CENTRE – MULTIPURPOSE ROOMS A and B SEE NOTICE --->
  • 12
    Dec
    Schomberg Minor Hockey LL
    Schomberg Hockey now has their own webstore!  Visit www.schomberghockey-webstore.com for all your red wings gear! Our clothing partner will be at Trisan Centre this Saturday December 16th for in person sales before Christmas!
  • 03
    Dec
    Organization
    Mark Saturday, February 3rd in your calendars for the 1st Annual King Township Minor Hockey Dinner Dance! The big event will be held at the Nobleton Lakes Golf Club and will feature a sit down dinner, open bar, door prizes, raffle, silent auction ...
  • 13
    Oct
    Organization
    We have organized a Marlies Day on Dec.17th @ Ricoh Coliseum.  King, Nobleton and Schomberg players and families will be seated together to enjoy the game as well as select teams will be selected to participate and fan experiences! Tickets are ...
Printed from kingminorhockey.com on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 5:01 AM