Sadie T. Guerra

Sadie T. Guerra, 88, of the Hilldale section of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 21, 2013, in Grand View Hospital, Sellersville.

Sadie was born in Hilldale on Nov. 1, 1924, and was the daughter of the late Rinaldo and Maria Venturini Guili.

Sadie was a life resident of Plains Township and prior to her retirement worked in the local garment industry, working for J&R dress for 28 years.

She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township, and the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union.

Sadie was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Albert Guerra; brothers, Louis and Levio Guili; and her sister, Louise Parrino.

Surviving are her daughter, Paulette (Penny) Petro and her husband, Robert, Souderton; grandchildren, Rob Petro and his wife, Wendy, Doylestown; and Robyn Malone and her husband, Dr. Stephen, Wilmington, Del.; great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Tyler and Trent Petro; Maddie, Meghan and Matthew Malone; sisters, Eleanor Ciechowski, Alhambra, Calif.; Linda Leonardi, Apple Valley, Calif.; and Lillian Burtner, Maricopa, Ariz.; several nephews and nieces.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township. Family and friends are asked to go directly to Ss. Peter and Paul Church on Monday morning. Interment will be in Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grand View Hospital Hospice, 700 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960.

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Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2013