March 13, 1922 - December 27, 2015
On December 27, 2015, peacefully in her sleep, Irma (Augustine) DeFerrari passed away in her home.Irma was a lifelong resident of Aliquippa. She was born March 13, 1922 and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Sylvia (Paladini) Augustine. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank J. DeFerrari, Her siblings and their spouses: John and Noreen Evans, Lou and Mafalda Ciletti, Bob Manzetti, Jim and Rose Pallone, John and Fernanda Paciotta, Preston ?Chris? and Rosemarie Augustine and Joe and Bertha Augustine and Joe and Agnes Malatesta.Irma was the Matriarch of her family. She embraced everyone with affection. Her family always knew that if they needed anything she was there to help them. Irma gave unconditional love and guidance to her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She loved hosting holiday dinners and would stay up all night cooking the perfect meal! She especially loved Christmas and decorating the house. She always knew how to add that extra special touch to make Christmas magical! Irma worked for many years with her husband, Frank, at Franklin Sporting Goods in downtown Aliquippa. She delighted in selling penny candy to the children of all ages that frequented the store and was affectionately referred to as the "candy lady". She is survived by her loving children who will miss her dearly: Noreen DeFerrari and Frank and Denise DeFerrari. Two grandchildren, Nicole and Anthony, who were truly the apple of her eye. She loved spending time with both of them, singing and laughing. Irma is also survived by her baby sister: Sue Manzetti and a brother and special sister-in-law: John and Marge Malatesta. A special nephew, Ronnie Evans, who Irma referred to as her special angel with that mustache that tickled her when they kissed! A dear niece Kelly Paciotta who lovingly assisted, day or night, with Irma?s care. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and many wonderful friends. Irma had a special group of friends that became part of her family: Kasi, Leigh, Vince, Da?Von and Davida who daily brought happiness and joy into her home. These dear friends kept company with Irma during the day ? keeping her 93 year old soul young and full of life and laughter! Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 and Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. in the ANTHONY MASTROFRANCESCO FUNERAL HOME INC. 2026 McMinn Street, Aliquippa 724-375-0496. Departing prayers will begin Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Roman Catholic Church with Father Martin Bartel. O.S.B. officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The DeFerrari family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Rameesh Thimmiah for the excellent care and respect that was always given to their mother.
On December 27, 2015, peacefully in her sleep, Irma (Augustine) DeFerrari passed away in her home.Irma was a lifelong resident of Aliquippa. She was born March 13, 1922 and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Sylvia (Paladini) Augustine.... View Obituary & Service Information
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