ANTONIA CRESCENTE IPPOLITO
Died on Monday, November 5, 2012 in Potomac, MD. Loving wife of 67 years to Vincenzo Ippolito, who predeceased her on August 25, 2007, and exemplary wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her daughter, Maria Ippolito Ribeiro dos Santos and son-in-law, Edson Ribeiro dos Santos of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; daughter, Josefa Ippolito-Shepherd of Washington, DC; daughter, Francesca Ippolito Blythe and son-in-law, Shelby W. Blythe of Potomac, MD; son, Vincent Teodoro Ippolito and daughter-in-law, Michele Giovannini-Ippolito of Woodbine, MD; grandchildren, Edson Ribeiro dos Santos Jr., Valeria Lopes dos Santos, Ana Maria Ribeiro dos Santos, Daniele Ribeiro dos Santos, Roberto Fortuna de Oliveira e Silva, Shelby Alexander Blythe, Jonathan Nicholas Blythe, Heidi Teresa Marsella Blythe, Caterina Marlow Ippolito, Michael Vincent Ippolito; and great-granddaughters, Ana Beatriz Lopes dos Santos and Sofia Ribeiro Fortuna e Silva. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd., West, Silver Spring, MD (Valet Parking), Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St Bernadette's Church, 72 University Blvd, East, Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, November 12, at 11 a.m. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.