Nerina (Anna) Laconi, 96, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2017, in Astoria New York.
She was a loving mother, wife, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, Godmother and friend to all that knew her.
Nerina was born in Trieste, Italy on November 28, 1920 to Carlo and Caterina Osana. She grew up in Italy during the depression and WWII. Nerina immigrated to America in 1955 where she met her beloved husband Joe. Widowed much too soon, she was left to raise two children under the age of four. She did this with courage and love and always persevered no matter what life threw at her. She will always be known for her positive attitude and generosity.
Nerina was predeceased by her husband Joseph and by her brothers, Riccardo and Claudia. She is survived by her sister, Licia. Also surviving are her children, Catherine and Martin, son-in-law Ralph and daughter-in-law Victoria; grandchildren, Richard J. and wife Lauren, Michelle and husband Bruno, Stephen, Richard G., Kristina and Joseph; great-grandchildren, Natalia, Charlie and Alessandra; nephew Renato and his wife Stojanka; niece Maria and her husband Dino and their son Joseph. Goddaughter Anna and her husband Dan.
Thank you God for giving us this time with her. She is now back in your loving hands.