Vera Sinibaldi

ST. MARYS - Vera Piscitelli Sinibaldi, 94, a resident of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of 455 Spruce St., St. Marys, passed away early Monday morning (Jan. 7, 2013) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, after a brief illness.

She was born March 3, 1918, in Lewis Run, a daughter of the late Humbert and Anna Carrara Piscitelli. On May 4, 1946, in St. Bernard Church in Bradford, she married Nicholas J. Sinibaldi, who preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 2006.

Mrs. Sinibaldi attended Lewis Run schools and had been a resident of St. Marys since 1965.

She is survived by five daughters, Donna (Robert) Miller of Williamsport, Elizabeth (Ronald) Sobierajski and Anne (Stephen K.) Herzing, both of St. Marys, Mary Margaret (Larry) Mancino of Bethlehem and Patricia Sindelar of Aurora, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, Louise Stoltz of Bradford; and a brother, Clem (Liz) Piscitelli of Langhorne.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, David J.Y. Miller; four sisters, Fannie Ross, Vincie Costanzo, Virginia Sylvester and Tonet Caputo; and four brothers, James Piscitelli, Steve Piscitelli, Nat Piscitelli and Frank Piscitelli.

Visitation will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home, 169 Center St., St. Marys, on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., and again on Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Queen of the World Church in St. Marys at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Michael Ferrick, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Nicholas J. Sinibaldi Music Scholarship, c/o the Elk County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 934, St. Marys, PA 15857; or the Silver Creek Terrace Activity Department, 791 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.

Online condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home

Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home
169 Center Street St. Marys, PA 15857
(814) 781-1410

Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 8 to Jan. 14, 2013