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Riutta, Allan

Age: 65
Passed on: Friday, June 7, 2019
Service Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Service Location: Christ the King - Sudbury
Visitation: Friends may gather at the church after 9:30am on Thursday

In loving memory of Allan Riutta, 65 years old, who passed away on June 7 in Sudbury. Husband of Margaret (Belfry), beloved son of Elli and Oscar Riutta (both pre-deceased) and brother of Edwin (pre-deceased) wife Claudia. Nephew of Tynne Hawryluk. Cousin of David Hawryluk, Sharon Allair, and Cathy Pearce. Uncle of Brad, Brent (pre-deceased) and Blair wife Stephanie. He had many great nephews and nieces. In his youth Allan was an avid baseball player and member of the Piccolos baseball team. He played basketball in high school and enjoyed many rounds of golf. He traveled throughout Europe and enjoyed the culture and scenery. Allan worked at Canada Blood Services for 15 years. Before that he worked for Inco and also in New York on the stock exchange. He never said an unkind word about anyone and his family and friends enjoyed his sharp wit and stories. A convert to Catholicism, Allan’s faith was very important to him. He was a member of Christ the King Church where he served as an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist and he was also a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Funeral Mass will on Thursday, June 13th at 10:00 at Christ the King Church, 21 Ste. Anne Rd., with reception following in the church lower hall. (Friends may gather at the church after 9:30am on Thursday) Interment will be at Park Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family and friends may make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Blue Door. For donations, or messages of condolence, www.lougheed.org. Arrangements entrusted to Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home.