|Birth: ||Jan. 28, 1893|
Provincia di Campobasso
|Death: ||Oct. 16, 1964|
BORN: Oratino Campobasso, Italy
FATHER: Pasquale Iafelice 1852-1898
MOTHER: Maria Mastrangelo 1854-aft 1910
WIFE: Modestina Latessa 1892-1987
MARRIED: Feb. 18, 1911, Oratino
* Pat Ermando Iafelice 1915-1989
* Ernest Angelo Iafelice 1917-2004
* Mario Carmine Iafelice 1922-2004
* Michael Edward Iafelice 1937-
Michael Angelo was born on Jan. 26, 1893 in Oratino, Italy, the 7th of eight children of Pasquale and Maria (nee Mastrangelo) Iafelice. All siblings but a sister Carmina, died as babies. He was only five years old when he father died in 1898.
Michael was 18 when he married Maria "Modestina" Latessa, who was 19, on Feb.11, 1911 in Oratino. He then immigrated to America, settling in Cleveland, OH where his cousin Antonio had settled earlier. Modestina then came to Cleveland in Dec. 1914 and they married again in Cleveland on Feb. 12, 1915 at Holy Redeemer Church.
He had four sons born between 1915 & 1937 listed above.
Michael worked as a tool maker for Eaton Axle Mfg. and retired about 1958.
He and Modestina had been married 53 years when he died.
They moved into their home at 903 Rondel Rd. (in the Collinwood area) in 1934 & lived there 50 years.
Michael died on Oct. 16, 1964 at the age of 71 from heart failure at Doctors Hospital in Cleve. Hts.
He is buried at LakeView Cemetery in Cleveland in Sec. 49, lot 668, Graves 1 & 2 along with Modestina who died 23 years later in Feb. 1987.
OBIT: Cleveland Plain Dealer 10/18/64
MICHAEL IAFELICE, 903 Rondel Rd., beloved husband of Modestina (nee Latessa), dear father of Pat, Ernest, Mario and Michael, grandfather and great-grandfather. The family will receive friends Sunday 2-5 and 7-10 p.m. at the DiCicco & Sons Funeral Home, 15707 St. Clair Ave. Funeral mass Monday, 9:30 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church.
(bio by: Jane Duesler Iafelice)
Modestine Maria Latessa Iafelice (1892 - 1987)*
Pat Ermando Iafelice (1915 - 1989)*
Ernest Angelo Iafelice (1917 - 2004)*
Mario Carmine Iafelice (1922 - 2004)*
Lake View Cemetery
Plot: Section 49 Lot 668-0
Maintained by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
Originally Created by: Mamaquilts
Record added: Jul 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73971114
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