YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Christine Church for Louise Silvestri, 89, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
Louise was born April 22, 1923, in Pacentro, Italy, the daughter of Carmen and Philomena Avolio.
Louise was a former member of the Pacentrano Ladies Auxiliary, where she was a founding member.
She was a member of St. Christine Parish and also an avid bingo player.
Her husband, Giovanni Silvestri, whom she married Jan. 6, 1941, passed away Oct. 14, 2003.
Louise leaves two sons, Carmen (Jeanne) Silvestri and Frank (Patty) Silvestri, both of Boardman, Ohio; two daughters, Anna (Alex) DiIanni of Boardman and Beatrice (Dominic) Capezzuto of Austintown, Ohio; and two daughters-in-law, Mary Ellen Silvestri of Youngstown and Lisa Silvestri of Mineral Ridge, Ohio.
She also leaves one brother, Guy (Rose) Avolio of Detroit, Michigan; as well as 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, Louise was preceded in death by two sons, Paul and John; and two daughters, Philomena and Barbara.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, where closing prayers will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at the church.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com
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