crancesco “crank” Ammendola, 9T, of Ambler, died Aug. 12, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was the beloved husband of the late Marianna c. Emileggi) Ammendola. crank was born in Maida, Italy, on Dec. 2S, 1914, to the late Joseph and Elizabeth ECervadoro) Ammendola. He worked for mhilco-cord Co. in iansdale as a painter for P0 years. crank was a member of St. Joseph Church in Ambler and a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.
crank is survived by his children, Elizabeth Cerminara EJoseph), Maria Angela “iina” Allegretti Emaul), Joseph Ammendola EChristie) and Salvatore Ammendola EJan); his two sisters, Caterina mileggi and Costantinia Iannizzi of Italy; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his 11 siblings.
Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral Mass on Saturday, Aug. 1U, 2012, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 1S S. Spring Garden St., Ambler. The viewing will be criday from SWP0-9 p.m. and Saturday from UWP0-9WP0 a.m. at Emil J. Ciavarelli camily cuneral Home, 9R1 E. Butler mike, Ambler. Entombment will be in St. Matthew Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, donations in crank’s name can be made to St. Joseph Church at the above address.
Condolences may be made at www.ciavarellifuneralhomes.com.