Helen M. Martingano, 80, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at home with her loving family by her side.
She was born on August 21, 1933 in Rome. On September 21, 1957 she married Reigo “Sonny” Martingano in St. Peter’s Church, a blessed union of 56 years. She graduated from VVS school in 1951. She was a home maker and her hobby was her love of her children and grandchildren.
Helen is survived by her beloved family; her husband, Reigo “Sonny”, a daughter and son-in-law; Anne and Rob Miller of Bluebell, PA, two sons and a daughter-in-law; John P. Martingano of Rome and Jim L. and Kelly Martingano of Marcy, cherished grandchildren; Matthew Martingano and his fiancé Jillian Brady and Emily Martingano, great-granddaughter Hannah Martingano, a niece Alison Grenfell and a nephew John Kerstetter.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. for their compassionate care of Helen.
Funeral services will be celebrated on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 in St. John the Baptist Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio as celebrant. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Helen’s memory to Hospice & Pallative Care, Inc. or St. John the Baptist Church Memorial Fund. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Arrangements are with the Bottini Funeral Home 120 W. Embargo St.