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Anita L. (Cristello) Emmi

October 28, 2021

Obituary

Anita L. ( Cristello) Emmi, 92 of Auburn passed away peacefully Thursday evening, October 28,2021 at the Matthew House.

   Anita was born in Auburn, NY the daughter of the late Ralph and Lucy (Charles) Cristello. Anita worked at General Electric as a Lab Technician in the Engineering Department.  After her retirement, she worked at Uniform Fashions for her niece. A lifelong parishioner of St. Francis Church.  She was a member and past president of the Sacred Heart Society.  Anita was very proud of the 2004 Christmas dinner she planned and often commented in how it was a big success.

   Anita is survived by her sister, Evelyn VanBuren of Auburn, daughter-in-law Janet Lardieri -Emmi of Huntington, NY, nieces Judith Peltz, Sharon Ferguson (James), Susan Stiles (Walter) and Mary Jones (Michael), nephews Steven VanBuren (Karen), Jason VanBuren (Kathy), grandchildren LeeAnn, Sarah and Elizabeth, grand nieces and nephews as well as extended family.

   In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Frank M, son Frank A., brother and sister-in-law Nicholas and Helen Cristello, sister and brother -in-law Vivian and Anthony Cecora, niece Lucille Genkos Bronson, nephew Nicholas Cristello.

   The family would like to thank and acknowledge her at home caregivers:  Candance, Valerie, Pauline, Pam and Debbie along with the nurses and staff on the rehab floor at The Commons on St. Anthony.

   Friends are invited to join the family tomorrow ( Wednesday) in St. Francis of Assisi Church  for her calling hour 10:15-11:15 am and Anita’s Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:30 am , all in the church. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. 

   A special thank you to Angela, Shelly, Joe and all staff at The Matthew House and Hospice employees for their support and kindness during Anita’s final days.

   Donations may be in Anita’s memory to The Matthew House or Hospice of Central New York.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 3, 2021

10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church
299 Clark St.
Auburn, NY 13021

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
November 3, 2021

11:30 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church
299 Clark St.
Auburn, NY 13021

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