Sadie T. Guerra

Feb. 21, 2013

Sadie T. Guerra, 88, of the Hilldale section of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning at Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa.

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

Sadie was a life resident of Plains Township. Prior to her retirement, she worked in the area garment industry, working for J&R Dress for 28 years.

She was a member of Ss. Peter & 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 sister, Louise Parrino.

Surviving are her daughter, Paulette "Penny" Petro and her husband, Robert, Souderton, Pa.; 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 and Maddie, Meghan and Matthew Malone; sisters, Eleanor Ciechowski, Alhambra, Calif., Linda Leonardi, Apple Valley, Calif., and Lillian Burtner, Maricopa, Ariz.; and several nephews and nieces.

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

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

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Published in Times Leader on Feb. 23, 2013