MICHELINA GRACE (nee Cilea), age 90 on August 7, 2014 of Broomall, PA after a courageous battle against breast cancer. Wife of the late Edward J. Finn. Michelina was an avid cook, artist, gardener and seamstress, and served as a bookkeeper for her father at the South Philadelphia Button-hole Factory in the 1940's.
Survived by her children Edward F. (Crystal), John M. (Deborah), Michael A. and Michele Johnson (Karl) and her grandchildren Edward and Sierra. She was also a loving aunt, niece and cousin. Prede-ceased by her parents Angelina (Rosati) and Francesco Cilea, her brother Anthony (Geraldine) and her sister Mary Madonna (Anthony).
Relatives and friends are invited to call Tuesday from 9:30-10:45 A.M. at St. Pius X Church 220 Lawrence Road, Broomall, PA 19008 followed by her Funeral Mass at 11 A.M. Interment SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to Neighborhood Hospice, 400 E. Marshall St., West Chester PA 19380 would be appreciated.
Published on Philly.com on Aug. 10, 2014