It is with great sadness that the family of Rudolf Gottschald announces his passing on
Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Scarborough Grace General Hospital. After a short and
sudden illness, Rudi died peacefully with loving family close by. He was in his 94th
Rudi was the third child born to Rudolf and Anna Gottschald on December 14,1924 in
Czechoslovakia. He is predeceased by his siblings Erika, Teresa, and Tony.
He was the beloved husband of Giose, his devoted wife of 60 years who predeceased
him by only three months and a day. Rudi is the cherished father of Tony (Wendy),
Anna (Kevin), and Maria (Rick), doting grandfather to Erica (predeceased), Kevin,
Steven (Brittney), Tina, and Denise, and caring brother-in-law to Bernice (Felicino),
Giovanni (Natalina), Domenico (Filomena), Ernesto (Anna), Pasquale (Irida), Rosa
(Ron), lmmacolata (Valentino), Anita (Remo), Elisa (Pietro), Mario (Maria), Franco
(Maria), Remo (Delfina), and Nino (Cesidia), some of whom are no longer with us. He is
also survived by his many dear nieces and nephews.
Rudi's children would like to extend their gratitude to the many family members who
showed their love and support during his struggles with dementia. They take comfort in
knowing that their parents are in each other's arms again after only a brief period apart.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada.