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Antonio Iafelice
Birth: Jun. 12, 1884
Oratino
Provincia di Campobasso
Molise, Italy
Death: Jun. 28, 1965
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

FATHER: Giovanni Antonio Iafelice 1855-19?? IT
MOTHER: Maria Pasquala Perna 1854-1915 PA
WIFE: Louisa Petti 1884-1970
MARRIED: May 17, 1902, Oratino, Italy
CHILDREN:
* Pauline Maddelena Iafelice 1903-1921
* John Angelo Iafelice 1904-1972
* Roy Fred Iafelice 1907-2004
* Victor Iafelice 1908-1925
* Jennie Nero 1910-1972 AZ
* Domenic John Iafelice 1913-1985
* Margaret Iafelice 1915-1917
* Dan Fred Iafelice 1917-2007
* Sgt. Walter Iafelice 1919-1944 France

Antonio was born on June 12, 1884 and raised in a small village of Oratino, outside of Campobasso, Italy. It was an enclosed village on top of a small mountain accessible only by a small road winding up the mountain. He had a sister Vittoria who died as a baby.
Married Luisa Petti, May 17, 1902, Oratino, Italy.
The family moved to Cleveland in 1913 living at 1906 E. 120th St. They bought a house at 908 Nathaniel Rd. in 1922 and raised eight children there in the Catholic religion. Antonio worked as a security guard for Cleveland Trust and retired in 1959.
He and Luisa had been married 63 years and were living at 908 Nathaniel Rd. when he died June 28, 1965 at the age of 81 from cardiac failure due to a carcinoma of the prostrate gland.

1. 1940 CENSUS, Cuyahoga Co. OH
IAFELICE, Antonio 55, bank janitor; wife Louisa 50, sons John 35, single, gardener, Dan 25, single, painter, & Walter 20, single, residing at 908 Nathaniel, Cleveland, OH. Antonio, Louisa & John born in Italy; Dan & Walter born in Ohio [Cleveland].
2. 1930 CENSUS, Cuyahoga Co. OH
IAFELICE, Antonio 45, a bank messenger, wife Louisa 45, both born in Italy, children Roy 23, born in Penna., Domenic 16, Danny 12 and Walter 10, all born in Ohio, were living at 908 Nathaniel Rd., Cleveland.
3. 1920 CENSUS, Cuyahoga Co. OH
IAFELICE, Antonio 36, assembler in a factory; wife Louisa 35, children Pasqualina 16, John 15, all born in Italy and immigrated in 1905, Roy 12, Victor 11, Jennie 9, Dominic 7, Dan 3y 4m, & Walter 4m, were residing in a 4 family apartment at 1906 E. 120th St, Cleveland. Roy, Victor & Jennie born in Penna, the other children born in Cleveland. Also living in the apartment bldg. were Louisa's parents Donato & Mary Petti and married brother Dominic, wife Mary & son Donald.
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4. OHIO - DEATH CERTIFICATE, Cuyahoga Co, File #43542
ANTONIO IAFELICE, residence 908 Nathaniel Rd, Cleveland, a retired janitor at Cleveland Trust Bank, died on June 28, 1965 at Huron Road Hospital from cardiac failure at age 81. Burial at LakeView Cemetery on July 1st.
Informant was son John Iafelice of same address. He listed Antonio was born in Italy on June 10, 1884. Parents were Giovanni Iafelice & Pasqualina Perna.

5. OBIT: CLEVELAND PRESS 6/30/1965
ANTONIO IAFELICE, 908 Nathaniel Rd., beloved husband of Louisa (nee Petti), dear father of John, Roy, Mrs. Jennie DiNero, Domenic, Dan. Pasqualina (deceased), Victor (deceased), Walter (deceased), grandfather and great-grandfather. The family will receive friends Wednesday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. at the DiCicco & Sons Funeral Home, 15707 St. Clair Ave. Funeral Mass Thursday 10:30 a.m. and at Holy Redeemer Church.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Pasqua Maria Perna-Iafelice Di Palma (1854 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa Petti Iafelice (1884 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Pauline Maddelena Iafelice (1903 - 1921)*
  John Angelo Iafelice (1904 - 1972)*
  Roy Fred Iafelice (1907 - 2004)*
  Victor Iafelice (1908 - 1925)*
  Jennie Iafelice Nero (1910 - 1972)*
  Domenic John Iafelice (1913 - 1985)*
  Margaret Iafelice (1915 - 1917)*
  Dan Fred Iafelice (1917 - 2007)*
  Walter Iafelice (1919 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec. 5A, lot 5-S
 
Created by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
Record added: Nov 28, 2012
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- Norm & Jane Iafelice
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
To honor my husband's grandfather.
- Jane Iafelice
 Added: Feb. 10, 2013
 
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