Edna, age 89, passed away in Tulare, CA on June 16, 2008. Born April 3, 1919 in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, she had been a resident of Ripon for 25 years, previously of Escalon, CA for 35 years. Edna was a war bride. She came to San Francisco to marry Sam Alfieri in 1946. A quiet and unassuming person, but with strength beyond belief.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Alfieri.
Survived by her children, Jim & Colleen Alfieri of Manteca, Angela & Anthony DeRose of Tulare, and Mary & Dan Studt of Vancouver, WA.; her grandchildren, Brent & Kristy Alfieri of Oakland, Amanda & Brett Helppie of Ripon, Kristy & Paul Niedermuller of Broomfield, CO, Mike & Sandi DeRose of Turlock, David DeRose of San Luis Obispo, Katie & David Rocha of Tulare, Stacia Studt of Rome, Italy, Ryan Studt of Vancouver WA; five great grandchildren; and survived by her sister, Jean Fraser of Australia.
Burial will follow at St. John's Catholic Cemetery.