Pierina M. Santinelli

Pierina M. Santinelli, 90, resident of Milford, NH, died September 9, 2010 at Crestwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Milford.

She was born in Glencoe, Ohio on June 24, 1920, a daughter of the late Pietro and Geovanina (Luzzi) Santinelli.

Ms. Santinelli made her home in Milford for the past 67 years and had been employed by Abbot Machine Shop in Wilton for more than 35 years.

She attended St. Patrick’s Church, Milford. In addition, she enjoyed playing bingo, arts and crafts and working on crossword puzzles.

Ms. Santinelli was predeceased by three brothers, Richard, Augusta “Gus” and Mario Santinelli.

Family members include a brother and sister-in-law, Julio and Ann Santinelli; a sister, Mary Ireland all of Milford, NH; nieces, Stacey Mason, Donna Ducharme and her husband, Albert, Theresa McMahon, Carole Flanders, Linda Menne and Sandra Soucy; nephews, Paul Santinelli, Mario Santinelli Jr., Steven Santinelli, Richard Santinelli Jr. and Joseph Janowiec.

There are no visiting hours. Funeral services are private. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Joseph Home & Hospice Care, 24 North River Road, Milford, NH 03055. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford.

To leave an online condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.