Gina E. Dalla Tezza, 85, of Hagerstown, formerly of Westminster, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at home.
Born Nov. 30, 1927, in Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Massimo and Giulietta Piva Dell'Angelo. She was the wife of Angelo Dalla Tezza, her husband of 58 years, who died March 14, 2005.
She was a legal secretary and receptionist. During World War II
she served as an air raid warden in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was a seamstress.
She enjoyed crocheting blankets for the Linus Project. She was formerly active at the Westminster Senior Center.
Surviving are children Linda J. Goguen, of Madisonville, Tenn., Richard Dalla Tezza Sr., of Catonsville and Robert Dalla Tezza, of Hagerstown; siblings Armando and Guido Dell'Angelo, of Arbutus and Aldo Dell'Angelo, of Eldersburg; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, chapel entrance, Westminster.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Deacon Joseph Cinquino, from St. John Catholic Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Meadow Branch Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to
, 8219 Town Center Drive, Baltimore, MD 21236.
Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com
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