Beloved wife of the late Anthony (Tony). Adoring mother of Robert (Loris), Anthony (Kathy) and Joseph (Joann). Loving grandmother of Mark, Annmarie, Julia and Joseph. Also survived by her friend Rosario Gambino and her sister Maddelena Chiacchiari, brother Nazarene DiPerna, along with many, many extended family members in the Untied States and Italy.
Anna, also fondly remembered as Mariannina and Nina, was a homemaker who loved having gatherings and enjoyed time spent with family and friends alike. She was 1 of 9 children born in Isernia, Italy. She immigrated to America in 1955 via the cruise ship Conte Biancamano and was married in 1957 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn where she resided for the remainder of her life.
Visiting Friday, September 20, 2019 from 2-9 PM at Aievoli Funeral Home, 1275 65th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 9:30 AM at the Basilica of Regina Pacis, 1230 65th Street, Brooklyn, NY.
Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island
In lieu of flowers the Cristiano family would request that a donation be made in Anna’s name to michaelscause.org (Fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy)
We are sorry for your loss. Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow.
Love Robert, Cynthia, Henry, and Gloria.