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Leonarda (Spaventa) Checchia

July 13, 1932 ~ February 22, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Leonarda (Spaventa) Checchia passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Aria-Jefferson Torresdale Hospital. She was 87.

Leonarda was born on July 13, 1932 in Alberona Foggia, Italy, to the late Rocco Donato and Maria (Frascona) Spaventa; wife of the late Giovanni; mother of Antonio (wife Michelle), Danny Rocco (wife Stephanie), John F., and Davide (wife Beverly); dear Nonna to Antonio, Michael, Sophia, Matthew, Alexander, Maria, Giovanni, Gabriella, Justin, and Vincent; sister of Giovanna (Luigi) Checchia, Donato (Lucia) Spaventa, the late Angelina (late Giovanni) Matazzo, Josephine (Salvatore) Saputo, Margerita (Preston) Marshall, Maria (Steven) Hlis, Michael (Jean) Spaventa, and Anna (David) Breitwieser; mother-in-law to Teresa; also survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing Thursday (Feb. 27th) from 6 to 9 PM at the Fletcher-Nasevich Funeral Home, 9529 Bustleton Ave., Phila., PA 19115 and Friday (Feb. 28th) from 9 to 9:45 AM at Christ the King Church, 3252 Chesterfield Rd., Phila., PA 19114, followed by Funeral Mass at 10 AM. Entombment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery, Somerton.

 

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
February 27, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fletcher Nasevich Funeral Home
9529 Bustleton Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19115

Viewing
Friday
February 28, 2020

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Christ the King RC Church
3252 Chesterfield Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Funeral Mass
Friday
February 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Christ the King RC Church
3252 Chesterfield Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Entombment
Friday
February 28, 2020

11:30 AM
Forest Hills Cemetery
25 Byberry Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA, PA 19006

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