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Amalia Sponziello

December 29, 2012
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

SPONZIELLO, Amalia Rubbia, 91, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, December 28, 2012, at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center.

She was born in Talsano, Italy on January 24, 1921, daughter of the late Pasquale and Vincenza Forleo Rubbia.

She was a homemaker and a devout Catholic.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Salvatore Sponziello; son, Tommaso Sponziello; daughters, Anna Paree and Enza Campo.

Surviving are a daughter, Josephine Okel of Wheeling; grandchildren, Tom Paree and his wife, Tammy, Sue Myers and her husband, Dwight, Andrea and Julie Burke, Thomas Okel, Rosa Campo and her husband, Tonino Borsci, and Tommaso Campo; five great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received Sunday, December 30, 2012, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, December 31, 2012, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church with Monsignor Anthony Cincinnati as celebrant.

Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 South High St., Morgantown, WV 26501.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

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