Clara Giampa, age 93, of Ambler, died peacefully Jan. 5, 2013, at the Abington Hospice in Warminster.
Born in Rochester, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Giovana (nee Signore) Tucciarone.
Mrs. Giampa was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Giampa, in 2005; daughter Antoinette Stein in 2009; and sisters Mary DellaDonna and Pearl Conte.
She was a seamstress, employed by Alfred Angelo in Ambler until her retirement in 1982. Mrs. Giampa was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church and Sons of Italy. She enjoyed cooking, knitting and gardening.
She is survived by her devoted children Mary Labriola and husband John, of Ambler, Jennie Giampa, of Ambler, Frances Farzetta and husband John, of Ambler, Frank Giampa, of Norristown, and Louise Carroll and husband Jim, of Ambler. She is the loving grandmother of 12 and greatgrandmother of nine. Clara is also survived by a sister, Josephine Conte.
A funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Ambler, with Msgr. Stephen P. McHenry, pastor and celebrant. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham.
Remembrances in her name to Abington HealthHospice, 1200 Old vork Road, Abington, PA 19001, www.amh.org, would be appreciated by the family.
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