EVA J. (VINCE) PIPITONE, 93 ROCKFORD - Eva J. (Vince) Pipitone, 93, of Rockford passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Morning Star Village. She was born May 13, 1920, in Rockford, daughter of Charles and Mary (Marchese) Vince. She married Frank Pipitone in Rockford on September 9, 1945. Frank predeceased her in 1989. Eva worked in a lot of different department stores including; DJ Stewarts, Three Sisters and Lillian's. She retired in 1999. Member of St. Bernadette Church. Eva also volunteered for over 25 years at the Rockford Memorial Hospital Thrift Shop. Survivors include her two children, Frank (Jo) Pipitone of Gold Canyon, AZ and Nancy (Barry) Giardini of Roscoe; grandchildren, Frank (Beth) Pipitone, Teri (Dan) Bergtholdt, Carson and Spencer Giardini and Lindsay Hogan; great-grandchildren, Jack, Riley and Cooper Bergtholdt and Meghan, Lauren and Catherine Pipitone; sister, Mary Bilardello of Loves Park; brother, Joe (Joan) Vince of Henderson, NV; sister-in-law, Ida Engberg. Predeceased by her parents; husband, Frank; and sister, Annabelle. Special thanks to Wendy Slick Davidson for her extra care and friendship. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, in St. Bernadette Church, with Father Ken Stachyra officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Fitzgerald Funeral Home, 3910 N. Rockton Ave. Express online condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 7 to May 8, 2014