On the morning of Wednesday 22 May 2019, Fr. Giuseppe Ungaro, Franciscan priest, died at the age of 99. He concluded his earthly journey, at the Hospital of Padua,
His funeral was celebrated in Padua at the Basilica del Santo on Friday 24 May, 2019.
Fr. Giuseppe, who was baptized in the shrine of Arcella (the place where St. Anthony passed away), was born on May 27, 1919.