|Birth: ||Sep. 7, 1889, Italy|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1965|
Altoona Mirror 02/22/1965
Antonio Aveni Dies Following Long Illness
Antonio Aveni of 1204 8th Ave., well known East Side shoe repairman for more than 40 years and a veteran of World War I, died in the Altoona Veteran Administration Hospital at 10:40 p.m. Sunday after an extended illness.
Mr. Aveni was born in Tripi Province of Messina, Italy, Sept. 7, 1889, a son of Pasquale and Nunziata (DeAveni) Aveni, and was married to Vincenza Agati Dec. 23, 1912, at Tripi, Italy.
Surviving are his wife, six children, Joseph, Mrs. Margaret Nardelli, Mrs. Helen McCulley, Mrs. Antoinette DiFlaviano and Mrs. Gino Romani, all of Altoona, and Mrs. Adeline Raynor of Drayden, Md.; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a brother Joseph, and two sisters, Vincenza and Domenica, in Italy.
He was a member of Mount Carmel Church and the James L. Noble Post 3, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Mr. Aveni was a veteran of World War I, serving in Company G. 30th Infantry, 3rd Division, and took part in the campaigns of the Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Chateau Thierry and the Vesle River. He was wounded in action Oct. 10, 1918. Friends will be received at the Santella Funeral Home after 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Vincenza Agati Aveni (1892 - 1973)*
Gina Marie Aveni Romani*
Joseph Freweick Aveni (1913 - 1995)*
Margaret C. Aveni Nardelli (1921 - 2004)*
Helen M. Aveni McCulley (1923 - 2005)*
Antoinette Aveni DiFlaviano (1925 - 2004)*
Plot: Sct L, First Row, Middle, Directly behind Sct K / Mausoleum I
Created by: slbearer
Record added: Aug 23, 2008
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Rest in Peace.|
Added: Jan. 31, 2009