It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, nephew, grandson and Jedi, Matteo Avolio on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Our kind, loving boy will be forever loved and missed by his parents Franco and Melissa Avolio (nee Mastromattei) and siblings and best buddies Dante and Gioia and best furry friend Bailey. Matteo will be forever cherished by his nonni Marcia Mastromattei, his “M’ckies” buddy, and Fernando Avolio. He will be forever treasured by his Zio Carlo and Zia Rosanna Avolio, Zio Rocco and Zia Danielle Mastromattei, and his cousins Selena, Sophia, Julia, Jonah, Ava, Remo and Olivia. Holding him in their arms in Heaven are nonni Remo Mastromattei and Vilma Avolio. Friends and family will be received at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 454 Highway #8 (east of Millen Road) STONEY CREEK (905-664-4222) on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Winona, Ontario, on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. An intimate burial with immediate family only will follow. The family strongly requests no flowers. Please consider a donation to The Toronto Hospital for Sick Children General Surgery Unit 5B in Matteo’s memory. Dear, sweet Matteo: Enjoy the Legoland in paradise. May the Force be with you.