Fondly known as “Nana” to her grandchildren
Della Ciappa Radomile, 90, of Van Voorhis, died Tuesday morning, September 10, 2013, in Justine’s Personal Care Home, Allenport.
She was born August 22, 1923, in Fallowfield Township, a daughter of Enrico and Nunzia Antonucci Ciappa.
Mrs. Radomile was a member of Ave Maria Parish, Bentleyville.
For 66 years, she was the devoted wife of Lewis Radomile, who died September 19, 2012. They were married April 26, 1947.
Her greatest joy was her family. She loved cooking Sunday dinner and having her family around her. She was the heart of the family.
She was fondly known as “Nana” to her grandchildren.
Surviving are three children, Nancy Radomile of Van Voorhis, Michael (Deborah) Radomile of Erie and Thomas (Lisa) Radomile of Charleroi; 10 grandchildren, Camille, Kate, Natalie, Lewis III, David, Christopher, Melissa, Ethan, Caleb and Denver; six great-grandchildren, Zoey, Riley Josephine, Madyson, Abigail, Michael and Emalee; sister Helen C. Davis of Charleroi; daughter-in-law Jeannie L. Radomile of Van Voorhis; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two sons, Lewis A. Radomile Jr. and infant Tom; sisters, Emma E. Bell and two who died in infancy; brothers, Nick Ciappa and two who died in infancy.
Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255, where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, September 13, followed at 10 a.m. by Mass of Christian Burial in Ave Maria Church, Bentleyville, with the Rev. Edward L. Yuhas as celebrant. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monongahela. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Washington County Food Bank, 1020 Route 519, Eighty Four, PA 15330 or Washington City Mission, 84 West Wheeling St., Washington, PA 15301. Visit www.thompson-marodi.com to leave a condolence message, order flowers and share photos.