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Leone M. Dijirolanio

June 16, 1916 — September 14, 2007

Leone M. Fickler DiJirolanio, 91, of Steel City, Bethlehem, PA

died on Friday, September 14, 2007 at Gracedale in Nazareth, PA

She was born in Orchard Park, New York and was the daughter of the late Leon and Anna Mae O?Donnell Fickler. Leone was the widow of Anthony J. DiJirolanio who died in February 1981.

Leone was the owner and operator of Tony?s Grocery in Steel City for 32yrs retiring in 1971. She was a member of Our Lady of Pompeii of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church where she was a member of the Mother?s of Sorrow. She was also a member of the former Steel City Fire Co. ladies auxillary.

Leone is survived by two sons, Joseph L. DiJirolanio of Steel City and Justin J. ? Riley? DiJirolanio and his wife Suzanne of Hellertown, a daughter Janice A. wife of Thomas Stefanik of Bethlehem Township, a sister Jeanne Hawkins of Coudersport, PA and seven grandchildren five great grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Leone is predeceased by her parents, husband, a brother John L. Fickler and four sisters, Margaret Meyers, Mary Pellegrino, Virginia Heiser and Patricia Brundage.


Visitation will be at Connell Funeral Home, Inc., 245 East Broad St., Bethlehem, on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Service will be held at Connell Funeral Home, Inc. on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Pompeii of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 826 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, on Wednesday September 19, 2007 at 10:00 AM

Interment at Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem

Services performed under the direction of Connell Funeral Home, Inc.

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