August 6, 1931 – May 7, 2020
Rizieri (Ritz) Cavasin of Trail passed away on May 7, 2020 in Trail at Columbia View Lodge having the care and affection of his family. Ritz was born in Cavasagra, Treviso, Italy.
Ritz enjoyed people, loved nature, laughter, art, flower gardening, the ‘gang’ and camping. He was a past president and lifetime member of the Trail Art Club, a member of Visac and Thursday Morning Painters. He retired from Cominco in 1991.
He is survived by his wife Firmina, daughter Nell (Kevin), son Gary (Janette), his cat Choochie, nieces Sue, Lida, Lorena, Marie Rosa, Elvia, and nephew Marco and many cousins. He will be missed by family and friends here and in Italy.
He was predeceased by his father Marco, mother Rosa, siblings Elsa, Adelchi and Amilcare.
We wish to thank all of the staff at Columbia View Lodge in Trail for your kind and considerate care with Ritz and so appreciate the sharing of your humour and laughter with him. A special thanks Judy (Keith) for your visits to Dad and to the friends and family who have reached out to us at this time.
At Ritz’s request there will be no service. Alternatives Funeral and Cremation ServicesTM has been entrusted with cremation arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Ritz’s name may be made to the local BC SPCA or Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at www.kbrhhealthfoundation.ca
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