Ottilia Anna “Tillie” Genetti Zambotti

(Nov. 3, 1890 – April 10, 1985)

Published in the Hazleton Standard Speaker, April 11, 1985.

Tillie and Pietro on their wedding day.

Mrs. Tillie Zambotti, 94, Weston, died Wednesday at 5:15 a.m. at the Hazleton Nursing and Geriatric Center. She was in ill health for several years.

Born in Castelfondo, Austria, Nov. 3, 1890, she was the daughter of the late Damiano and Olivia [Oliva] Genetti. She spent all her life in Weston.

She was a member of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Weston.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Peter, who died in 1966; two brothers and two sisters, Leon and August Genetti, Mrs. Dora Bott and Mrs. Erma Branz.

Surviving are four children, Mrs. Lewis (Elizabeth) Reich, Milnesville; Leo, Hollars Hill; Miss Leona Zambotti, Weston; Albert, Metuchen, N.J.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters, Albert, Hazleton; Miss Esther Genetti, Hazleton; Stanley, Hazleton, and Mrs. Ann McNelis, Hazleton.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Mark S. Harman Funeral Home, Conyngham-Rock Glen Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Weston, at 9:30 a.m. by Rev. Martin Gaiardo. Interment will be the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Weston.

Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

A vigil service will held Friday evening by Rev. Gaiardo.

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