Traini, Harry Frederick

Traini, Harry Frederick

January 17th, 2021

Peacefully in his sleep, at Victoria Hospital on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Beloved husband of Lynda for 50 years. Cherished father of Christopher (Caterina) and Tina (Michel). Sadly missed by his siblings: Mary Ann, David (Audrey), and George (Linda); and nieces, nephews and cousins. A private funeral service will be conducted at St. George Parish, London. Private interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Harry are asked to consider the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. 

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Book of Condolences

Enrico TrainiMy my condolences to you guys, I’m sorry we can’t be there to help you. Love from Enrico, Cindy and the kids.
Gloria and Keith GloverOur condolences to the whole family. We will miss Harry.
chris thomaidisMy deepest sympathies go out to the Traini family. Harry was such a wonderful Educator, Principal and human being. He will be missed but never forgotten at Sherwood Secondary.
Elizabeth Welch Gary and Elizabeth offer our deepest sympathy to Lynda and her family. Harry was a wonderful man and will be missed by all his friends in Coventry Walk. He was an important member of our community and a trusted friend. You are in our prayers Lynda.
Lesley FraserLynda My deepest sympathies to you and your family at such a sad, sad time. May you cherish all the fond memories of Harry. He was an incredible man. Lesley Fraser
Peter and Elaine AskeyLynda and Family:: We were saddened to learn of Harry’s passing. He had been a community leader in Coventry Walk since his arrival sixteen years ago. He went through life with a smile on his face and a quick wit. Our deepest sympathies to each of you.
Christine KnightOur deepest sympathies Aunt Lynda, our thoughts are with you Chris and Tina during this difficult time. He was such a kind soul and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Joan O'DonnellLynda: I am so sorry for your loss. Missed you when you left Hamilton and still remember when you, Harry and the kids along with Gord and I went to Disneyland. Harry was a wonderful teacher and such a gentle man. It was a pleasure to work with him and call him a friend. Take care of yourself. Again, my sympathy.
Gary & Suzanne HatchardFirst met Harry in 2008, had a ‘Life is Good’ spare tire cover on the back of his vehicle, sums up well how he lived Will miss him, our whole community will miss Harry. So sorry, God Bless You Lynda & Family.
alison fergusonLinda, The last time we emailed , you two were in great spirits after the latest health report. How quickly life can change and what a time this is when we are so restricted to visit . My thoughts are with you and your family . Take good care and know that you have many biking friends sharing your pain at this difficult time. Gentle hugs to you.
Ruth JohnsonLynda and family. I am so sorry to hear of Harry’s passing, He has and will continue to be missed in our biking group.
Nancy WingateI'm so sorry you are all having to go down this road. There is nothing that will take the pain away and I'm so sorry for that. Give yourselves grace to do whatever you need to get through this. Know that there will come a time where the heaviness of the pain will lift and know that all the while, you are never alone. Sending prayers and love, always.
Judy LowMy sincere condolences on Harry's passing. Love and prayers.
Karen TsujiMy deepest sympathies go to you Lynda and the family. Harry was one of the best principals during my time as an educator. He taught me a great deal about integrity and humility. I am sadden by his loss.
Nancy HenshawDearest Lynda and family. My heartfelt condolences to you at this difficult time. Much love.
Iris ZawadowskiAndrew and I send our deepest condolences to you, Lynda. We pray for you and Harry. I remember all the happy times we had at your house in Stoney Creek.
Donna and Mark DurwardOur sincere condolences to the Traini family during this very difficult time.
Rick JohnsonMy most sincere sympathy to you and your family, Lynda at this most difficult time. Harry brought something special to our men's Mason Athletics slo-pitch team that we all missed when you folks moved. Please be well.
Michael MurkovichMy sincere condolences to the family. I had the pleasure of working with Harry as a new teacher at Sherwood SS. He was an excellent principal and I learned so much from him. One of the best menmories was the Paris trip with Lynda and our group of students.
Brian GedckeThank you, Harry, for your lifetime of kindness. You were a gift to us all.
denise giacomelliHeartfelt sympathy from all of the Giacomelli family at this time. Harry's gentle and positive nature will be remembered as a source of light in this world and will be missed. May you find strength in each other and your memories.
Corey and Pat GoddardLynda and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of grief,remember your friends and neighbours are always here for you.
Bruce QuinnMy sincere condolences are sent to you Lynda and your kids. I was pleased to meet Harry twice in the past: once before you were married, and once after you were married. My impression on both occasions was what a lovely and kind man he was.
Wendy YarrMy condolences to the family. Harry was an amazing educator and such a generous mentor. His knowledge of educational practice was an inspiration. As a young teacher and administrator, Harry willingly shared his expertise to my benefit. Rest In Peace Harry!
Margot BurnellMy deepest condolences to the Traini family. I learned so much from Harry Traini, he was such a great leader. I have wonderful memories of working with Harry at Sherwood. Sending love and light to you all. He will be greatly missed.
Lorne GiacomelliMy condolences to the Traini family. Harry was a great brother, father and son along the way. His gentle manner and considered approach will be missed among his many students, co-workers, friends and family. Now he can drive his old 442 all over the streets of Brightside and Beechwood in the sky.
Carol And GeorgeSincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Richard & Wanda JefferyLynda we along with so many others offer our sincere condolences to you and family at this difficult time. Harry was a blessing to our complex and many, many people who he unselfishly gave of himself to help with you by his side. Love & hugs to you. Richard & Wanda
Leland CurrieLynda My deepest condolences to you and family at this sad time. Harry and I were old friends and colleagues. We went back a long way. We started teaching together at Delta and retired from thw same Principal's group the same year. We laughed together about our first trip to the Bahamas and travelling to see the Supremes in concert. We double dated. We even lived on the same street when we were both first married. We met for drinks at our annual conferences and shared some joys and challenges witht the job. Sadly, time, distance, and family responsibiilities drew us apart but Harry was always well thought of among his colleagues. He made a difference and he will be missed. Very sad to hear of his passing. Lee
Bettina WeberSo very sorry to hear of your father's passing, Chris; thinking of you and your family, wishing you the comfort of fond memories.
Ed KolpinMy first hockey coach at Delta SS. Sorry to read about his passing. My condolences to his family. RIP Mr. Training.
Ed KolpinMy first hockey coach at Delta SS. Sorry to read about his passing. My condolences to his family. RIP Mr. Traini.
Rosemary MillerMy sincerest condolences to Lynda and the rest of the family. He was a wonderful mentor and friend to me as Math Consultant, Vice Principal and Principal. He was among the best.
Linda & Rick LauzonHarry will be greatly missed by the Silver Spokes cycling group. He was a wonderful leader and a kind, generous friend. We will look forward to cycling again with you Lynda.
Ken & Judy JohnstonWe are saddened about the recent passing of Harry. He will definitely be missed by all. I certainly cherish the many fun times we had with our group! Especially at the Junction and our camping trips up north where many jokes were told by Harry around the camp fire. Judy and I send you our deepest condolences to you Lynda and family.
John & Louise DiLibertoLynda, it is with heavy hearts that we received the news of Harry's passing. For us, it is the loss of a dear friend. Our friendship began as as two young teachers beginning their careers at Delta Secondary School. It quickly developed into much more as our families grew, and we shared many precious moments. Our sincerest condolences to you, Christopher and Tina! Love, John & Louise
Marc GiacomelliCondolences and prayers to all the Traini family. Fond wayback memories of sitting on the porch with Harry, parents and siblings during every Ticat home game. RIP.
Dave McKayMy condolences to the family. As a Head of Mathematics I worked with Harry in his various roles. I always found him to be a gentleman, a voice of reason and a knowledgeable colleague.
Pam KnowlesRemembering good times shared at HTI. So sorry for your loss Lynda and family.
Todd KnightI remember my uncle as a kind gentle person, always generous and with a big smile! With love, Todd and Stephanie
Sarena GoldsteinAll my love to the Traini family. I have such fond memories of Harry, so sorry for your loss.
Gary & Helen MassiaLynda & Family Sending our condolences on your loss. Harry was always a gentleman & a great asset to the Coventry Walk Community. He will be greatly missed.
Colin HazellMy deepest condolences to the entire family. Harry was a spectacular Mathematics Teacher, Vice-Principal and Principal. He was always a gentleman and scholar. I enjoyed working with Harry at Sherwood. He will fondly remebered.
david + rosemary oneillDear Lynda and Family Rosemary and I are so sorry to hear this news cherish the memories, our deepest condolences
Dave and Joan GoddardChris and family We are so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time.
Laura Fini and Trent RichmondOur deepest condolences for your loss. It is wonderful to see the love and noted memories of Harry from friends and relatives - an amazing man. Our thoughts are with you.
AL RomakerMy condolences to the Traini family on the loss of Harry. As a student of his math class at Delta Secondary in Hamilton in Grade 9 in 1971 - 72, he left a lasting impression on me with his patience with us as a bewildered, overwhelmed class of young teenagers, yet showing us respect by calling all of us by mister or miss and then our last names. As a shy teenager, I remember him seating me behind a rather "talkative" fellow male student. By the new year, that project failed as my outgoing personality started to emerge, causing obvious dismay to Harry. Lol Regardless, it was all good as Harry took it in stride. God bless you Mr. Traini!
Sylvia and Pat LennonSo many wonderful tributes to Harry and all true...He was a respected principal at Sherwood High School with a quiet effective style. Many memories also of our fledgling years as Delta teachers. Pat and I are saddened by your loss Lynda, Christopher and Tina...and yes, Rest In Peace dear “Mr. Traini”...!! Love, Sylvia and Pat Lennon
Lisa NealeMy condolences to the Traini family. Mr. Traini was my grade 11 math teacher at SAM many years ago. He was a very kind and patient teacher who was always there to help. He was an excellent teacher who never gave up on me, a hesitant math student. He had a gentle manner and I always looked forward to going to his class. A few years ago, I found a picture of Mr. Traini and I in the courtyard during Grade 12 Graduation at SAM. His wonderful warm smile says it all. What a gentleman and a wonderful educator. RIP Mr. Traini.
Evelina Bassie My thoughts are with you all in your loss, no words can convey the heartfelt Sympathy, that is felt for you in your great loss. Harry gave happily to those who needed help so readily .and with a smile. He will be greatly missed, May it help to know that others are praying for you. With sincere sympathy, Evelina,
Ken DurkaczI send my sincerest condolences to the Traini family. Harry was one of the best administrators I worked with in my career. He was straight-forward and fair, but he was also compassionate and kind. He was so highly respected at Sherwood for all these qualities. Take care of each other.
Gerald HansenOur sincerest condolences to the Traini Family . Betty & I will always remember Harry & Lynda shopping in Florida ! Memories will last forever.
Chris and BobSincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Lynda. Missing you Harry. Rest In Peace. Hugs.
Rick and Rita CesariniChris and Caterina, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May the memories of your father bring you some comfort and peace.
Ann GreenfieldLynda and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I will always remember the many bike rides around South-Western Ontario and the visits in Florida. Great memories !
Rita & GeoffOur deepest heartfelt condolences to the entire Traini Family... We were very saddened by this news. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers and no matter how far apart we are, we are family and we love you all very much. Hugs and love, Rita, Geoff and all the Doppenbergs.
Bob and Eleanor Lucas lynda, Eleanor and l were very to read about Harry’s passing.It just seemed that l just recently chatted with him on the telephone.Harry was a class act on the ice with the huff and puff hockey and the golf course.Harry was a class act all the way and he will certainly be missed.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerly Bob and Eleanor Lucas
Nancy and Stewart ThornleyLynda, Stewart and I were saddened to hear of Harry’s passing. We have fond memories of him as a participant in our biking group where we met him and spent enjoyable time together. He is very much missed. We send our condolences to you and your family. Nancy and Stewart
Tim And Joyce BatchikSo sorry about Harry's passing. He will be missed at Parker Manor in Florida. Enjoyed sitting around with our Canadians friends and Harry talking about hockey and other things. Tim and Joyce Batchik from OHIO.
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