Passing of Josephine Ciccone Soldano Aug. 10, 2019

Josephine Soldano
January 8, 1917 ~ August 10, 2019
 (age 102)


Josephine M. Soldano (nee Ciccone), beloved wife of the late of John Baptista. Devoted mother of Nick (Donna), John B. Jr (the late Donna), Daniel J. (Vickie) Soldano and the late Mary Ann Soldano.  Cherished grandmother of Bettina, Gina, Chris, Mark, Eric, Benny and Andrea.  Adored great-grandmother of Kayla, Tony, Max, James, Landon, Sophia, Jayden, Jake, Rian, Quentin, Cora, Manny, Bella, Kasi, Silas, and the late Korbin. Dear sister of the late William “Woody” Ciccone. Beloved aunt of Steve (Christine) Soldano, Sandy Bitsoff, Dennis Kohlsdorf and Mike and Joe Soldano.  Special friend of Linda Kelsey. She passed peacefully Saturday, August 10, 2019 in her 102nd year.

Family and friends are invited to a visitation Tuesday Aug. 13th from 6 to 8 P.M. at the Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle Funeral Home, 2880 Boudinot Avenue at Queen City.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, 12 Noon at San Antonio Church (Queen City at White Street).

If desired, memorials can be made to the San Antonio Church or to the Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH  45250-0301

Passing of Lena “Helen” Cerchio (nee Florimonte) January 3, 2018

October 31, 1931 – January 3, 2018, Age 86

Lena “Helen” (nee Florimonte) beloved wife of the late Vincent L. Cerchio, Sr. Cherished mother of Vincent L. Jr. (Jean), Anthony (Karen) and Rosemarie (Bill) Pitzer. Doting granny of Brian, the late Andrew (Jessica), Alyssa, Gabrielle, Ben, and Marisa Cerchio, and Liam and Lena Pitzer. Devoted sister of the late Michael (Mary), Louise, Angelo (Delores), Anthony (Doris), and Joseph (Carol) and survived by sisters Antoinette Odenbach and Anna Marie Sprecker. Lena was preceded in death by her parents Giuseppe “Joseph” Florimonte and Rosaria “Rose” (nee Minella). Many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and caretakers will forever remember her generous and mischievous disposition and smiling face. Lena spent many years working at Mother Margaret Hall with the Sisters of Charity where she made lifelong friends, many of whom were accomplices to her antics and shenanigans.

Lena passed away on Wednesday, January 03, 2018 at the age of 86. Visitation will take place on Sat. January 6th from 10 am until 12:00 noon at Radel Funeral Home, 650 Neeb Rd. 451-8800. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12:30 pm at San Antonio Church, 1950 Queen City Ave. at White St., 45214. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the “San Antonio Fund”, Holy Family Parish, 814 Hawthorne Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45214.