Emma G. Cenni, age 87, of 315 B Ash St., Ridgway, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 10, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 6, 1925 in Brockport, daughter of the late Pastorino and Melinda (Contrini) Castagnari. She married Renato J. Cenni on Sept. 7, 1946; he preceded her in death in December of 1987.
She had resided in Ridgway for the last 13 years and was a former Brandy Camp resident. She was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. She had been co-owner and operator with her husband of Cenni's Beer Distributor in Brandy Camp for 35 years.
She is survived by three daughters, Linda L. Giovanini and her husband David of Ridgway, Frances A. Roof of Ridgway, Rose M. DePanfilis and her husband Joseph of Ridgway; seven grandchildren, Tony, Christa, Megen, Brittany, Lindsay, Dustin, Jesse; nine great-grandchildren, Emma, Robert, Luca, Vernon (Buddy), Anna, Lily, Luke, Ethan, Austin; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Vernon Roof; and a great-granddaughter, Alexa.
A Mass of Christian Burial and Committal for Emma G. Cenni will be celebrated at St. Leo Catholic Church on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
Officiating will be Fr. Brian E. Vossler, Pastor of St. Leo Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Community Nurses, Inc., or to the Ridgway Fire Department.