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Felicia E. DiCristofaro, 89, of Niles passed away at 2:34PM Saturday March 10, 2018 at Shepherd of The Valley Nursing Home in Howland with her loving family by her side.
She was born Easter Sunday April 8, 1928 in Niles the daughter of Antonio and Mary Russo Bello.
Felicia was a 1946 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, a homemaker, and member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, and playing cards with friends. Felicia was devoted to her family and her biggest joy was her grandchildren.
Her husband Atillio “Al” DiCristofaro whom she married September 11, 1948 died October 12, 1985.
She will be sadly missed by two sons, Patsy DiCristofaro of Niles, Anthony DiCristofaro and his wife Annette of Brookfield; a daughter Marian Pici of Howland, and eight grandchildren, Phillip DiCristofaro and his wife Ashley, Anthony DiCristofaro, Adam DiCristofaro and his wife Alethea, Patrick DiCristofaro and his fiancée Chelsea, Matthew DiCristofaro, Natalie Zofko, Mary Gillie and her husband Rob, and Danielle DiCristofaro, and a great-granddaughter Sofia.
She was preceded in death by a brother, John Bello, and son-in-law Nicholas Pici.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 7PM at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles where The Mt. Carmel Bereavement Ministry will conduct prayers at 6:30PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Wednesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles preceded by a 9:30AM prayer service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff of Shepherd of The Valley in Howland and Harbour Light Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.
Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.