Yolanda Agati, 77, of Niles died at 7:10PM Monday, April 5, 2010, at The Cleveland Clinic.
She was born January 1, 1933 in Giosa Marea, Sicily, Italy the daughter of Antonino and Antonina Buzzanco Deluca.
Yolanda was employed for 18 years at Tony's Pizza Shop in Niles before retiring in 1992.
She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Niles, Niles Scope, enjoyed cooking, playing bocce, and cards.
Yolanda, who devoted her entire life to the happiness of her family, will be deeply missed by her husband Carlo Agati whom she married October 14, 1961 in Sicily, two sons, Guiseppe Agati and his wife Lori of Lordstown, and Antonino Agati and his wife Marshawn of Vienna, a daughter Antoinette Roberts and her husband Dino of Powell, Ohio, a sister Caterina Natoli of Sicily, five grandchildren, Alicia Agati, Joey Agati, Angela Agati, Mariah Roberts, and Dino Roberts Jr, and a nephew Sam Deluca and his wife Josephine.
She is preceded in death by six brothers, Filippo Deluca, Salvatore Deluca, Natale Deluca, Guiseppe Deluca, Carmen Deluca, and Guy Deluca, and three sisters, Josephina Deluca, Nancy D'Agati, and Rosa Deluca.
Friends may call from 5 to 8PM Thursday at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles where The Mt. Carmel Bereavement Ministry will conduct prayers at 7:30PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9:30AM Friday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Niles, with Fr. Larry Frient officiating, preceded by a 9AM prayer service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Joseph Rossi & Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Niles.
Condolences can be e-mailed at www.josephrossifuneralhome.com.