Josephine A. Tondiglia 89 of Ravenna passed away peacefully at the Akron City Hospital on Friday December 21, 2012. She was born November 25, 1923 in Bedford, Ohio to Pompeo and Mary (Romito) Iarussi.
Mrs. Tondiglia lived in Ravenna most of her life. She retired from Ametek in 1989 and had also worked at Oak Rubber. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna and at one time was a member of the Italian American Club and the VFW Post 1055 Auxillary. Her passions were gardening,flowers, and ballroom dancing.
She joins in rest her beloved husband Vincent P. Tondiglia, who died January 29, 1989, her parents, Pompeo and Mary Iarussi, her sister and brothers, Beatrice Weyant, Ralph and Remo Iarussi. Survivors include her children, Karen (Doug Scholz) Tondiglia of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Mary Jo (Mike) Ryan, Yvette Labonte both of Ravenna, Paula (James) Ruggiero of East Aurora, NY, Vincent Tondiglia of Dayton, Thomas (Tracy) Tondiglia of Stow, her ten grandchildren, four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 10:30 AM Friday December 28, 2012 until time of funeral services at 12:30 PM at the Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes Ravenna Chapel. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Park Ravenna, Ohio. The family requests that memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.sscfuneralhomes.
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