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Pietrina Antonia Cipolla

Obituary for Pietrina Antonia Cipolla

August 17, 2019
Philadelphipa, Pennsylvania


Cipolla, Pietrina Antonia, on August 17th 2019, at the age of 84. Pietrina was the loving wife of the late Angelo G. Pietrina was a caring mother to Maria Rozniakowski (Rick), Jennifer Simone (Pete), and Giovacchino "Jack" (Susan). Pietrina was the sister to Barbara Federiconi (Alessandro) Pietrina leaves behind an impressive legacy in her five grandchildren; Ryan (Kasen), Andrew (Amanda), Gia, Steven, and Lexie, as well as great granddaughter Harper.

In 1934 Pietrina was born in Francavilla, Sicily to Genoveffa and Giuseppe, and spent most of her childhood there. In 1949 Pietrina immigrated to the United States with her family to Philadelphia. In 1959, Pietrina married her lifelong love Angelo G. and began their family and built their business, Angelo's Tailor Shop in 1973. Pietrina would go on to work with her husband as a seamstress over those years until 2007. Pietrina often enjoyed taking weekend trips with family to Atlantic City, where she would try her luck on the poker machine. She also closely followed her favorite local teams; the Phillies, and the Eagles. Pietrina will be remembered for her time spent with her grandchildren, and great granddaughter, and how happy it made her.

Relatives and friends are invited to Pietrina's Life Celebration on Friday August 23rd at St. Cecilia Catholic Church (535 Rhawn Street, Phila. 19111) from 9:30-10:30AM, with a mass to follow at 10:30AM; interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pietrina's memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital would be greatly appreciated.

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7900 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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