Jennie Berardinelli, 89, Gallitzin, passed peacefully surrounded by her loved ones Sunday at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Fla.
Jennie was born in Tunnelhill, daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Salpino.
Surviving are her loving children: Patricia Andersen of Estero, Fla., Alexander (Candice) of Littleton, Colo., Alfred (Colleen) of Gallitzin, LeeAnn (Darrell) Zink of Aurora, Colo., Scott (Susan) of Cresson and Mark of Cresson; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Angelina (Dante) Cappriotti of Gallitzin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander Berardinelli; a grandson, Joseph Berardinelli; and six siblings: Oscar Salpino, Frank Salpino, Tony Salpino, Lucy Rubo, Mary Belluomo and Rose Ratchford.
Jennie was a two-time breast cancer survivor and a member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Our Lady of Light Catholic Church, 19680 Cypress View Drive, Fort Myers, Fla. A Mass and interment for Jennie will be scheduled at St. Demetrius Catholic Church in Gallitzin at a later date.
Arrangements are by Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home.