December 1, 1903 ~ December 23, 2007
Rochester: Sunday, December 23, 2007 at age 103. Ermelinda Strangia was born December 1, 1904 in Syracuse, NY. She is predeceased by her first husband, Mario Pierleoni in 1929; second husband, Angelo Speziale in 1972 and her first-born son, Mario DiRoma Pierleoni in 1999. Millie is survived by her sons, Ronald (Patricia) Speziale of West End, NC, and Michael (Gerda) Speziale of Naples, NY; grandchildren, Kenneth, Marcia & Lisa Pierleoni, Ronald Speziale, Jr., Rhonda Cook, Robin Cellura, Christina Campbell and Michael Speziale, Jr.; several great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins; brothers-in-law, Walter Bazer of Gates, NY and Sam DiVita of West Long Beach, NJ; sister-in-law, Amy Speziale of Rochester, NY; many friends. Millie spent the first nine years of her life in Syracuse, NY and then moved her family to Rochester, where she resided until 2003, when she entered the Ontario County Health Facility in Canandaigua. Friends may call Friday 2-5 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond. Her Funeral Service will be held, Saturday 11 A.M. in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ontario County Health Facility in her memory.