Nicolina R. (Verdi) Zollo, 98.WORCESTER Nicolina R. (Verdi) Zollo, 98, of Worcester, died peacefully Thursday evening, surrounded by her loving family in the St Francis Home. Her husband, Gaetano Zollo, died in 1965.
Nicolina is survived by 3 sons, Vincent F. Zollo and his wife Marie of Worcester, with whom she lived, Robert F. Zollo and his wife Katherine of Brimfield and Joseph Zollo of Worcester; a daughter, Congetta Rano and her husband Robert of Dennis; seven grandchildren GRANDCHILDREN, domestic relations. The children of one's children. Sometimes these may claim bequests given in a will to children, though in general they can make no such claim. 6 Co. 16. , Robert, Sophia, Lawrence, Joseph, Robert, Marie, and Donna, and several great grandchildren. Nicolina was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Rainville; a brother, Aniello Verdi and a sister, Maria Belcufine. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Pasquale and Antonetta (DeFillipo) Verdi and lived here all her life. She attended Worcester public chools, and enjoyed being a homemaker. She worked at St. Vincent Hospital for several years before she retired. Nicolina was a former member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-St Ann Church, and is a member of Our Lady of Loreto Church, and its Womens Guild. She was a long time member of the former Bishop Wright Catholic Daughters of America, and was a volunteer many years at the Worcester Age Center, and did knitting knitting, construction of a fabric made of interlocking loops of yarn by means of needles. Knitting, allied in origin to weaving and to the netting and knotting of fishnets and snares, was apparently unknown in Europe before the 15th cent. for their Linus Project. She was also a past president of the San Vitaliano Womens Society. Nicolina was a skilled knitter and also liked to crochet. She enjoyed a good shopping spree, but most of all, time spent with her family. She will be missed by all her friends and family.
Nicolinas funeral will be held Tuesday, January 22, from the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation Plantation, city (1990 pop. 66,692), Broward co., SE Fla., a residential suburb of Fort Lauderdale; inc. 1953. The city has grown rapidly along with the development of S Florida. St., with a Mass of Christian Burial A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with ecclesiastical rites in consecrated ground. History and Antecedents of the Roman Catholic Burial ritual
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Among the Greeks and Romans, both cremation and burial were practiced. at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of Loreto Church, 33 Massasoit Rd. A calling hour will be held Tuesday Morning from 9:00AM to 10:30AM in the funeral home before leaving for church. Burial burial, disposal of a corpse in a grave or tomb. The first evidence of deliberate burial was found in European caves of the Paleolithic period. Prehistoric discoveries include both individual and communal burials, the latter indicating that pits or ossuaries were will be in St Johns Cemetery cemetery, name used by early Christians to designate a place for burying the dead. First applied in Christian burials in the Roman catacombs, the word cemetery came into general usage in the 15th cent. .