Anna M. Alfieri
Anna M. Alfieri, 91 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the E.T. York Haven Hospice House. Anna was born on November 21, 1921 in Newark, NJ to Frank and Filomina Cirminello, both Italian Immigrants that came to through Ellis Island at the turn of the century.
Anna was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, and for 23 years she proudly worked as a Nursery School Teacher and Child Care worker at Trinity United Methodist Church where she touched the lives of many children that have grown up to be some of Gainesville’s most influential people. Anna also loved being a Grandmother and caring for her two beautiful Granddaughters, Megan Ann Miller and Morgan Paige Miller. She has been a long time member of Holy Faith Catholic Church in Gainesville.
Anna is predeceased by her husband Dr. Salvatore A. Alfieri, Jr., a Son Salvatore A. Alfieri, III. She is survived by her son Mark D. Alfieri of Gainesville, Daughter Gail E. Miller(Kraig) of Orlando and two Granddaughters Morgan Paige and Megan Ann Miller of Orlando.
The family requests that expression of Sympathy be sent in Anna’s memory to Holy Faith Catholic Church, 700 NW 39th Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607.
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Miss Anna helped raise my two girls! She was adored at Trinity by all the children and their parents and became a part of our families! She was family!
I could not have experienced Christ or grown in my faith without Anna caring for my girls in the nursery while I attended Bible study!
Anna was a disciple in every sense of the word by her love of my girls growing up in the church and her gentle example of who God was and how He loved us unconditionally. Anna was a role model for so many young parents and I treasure her smile, her laughter, her acceptance, and her care!
She played an important role in our lives and she is unforgettable.
Anna became a friend to me and a grandmother to my girls.
We will always remember your Mom’s warm smile and beautiful blue eyes. We would always look forward for Aunt Ann’s visits to New Jersey. We will miss her and we want to say how sorry we are for your loss.
Love, Sandie and Jimmy
I was deeply saddened to hear about aunt ann. I will always remember my visits to florida, and the special times we had together. I will keep you all in my prayers. GOD BLESS.
Anna was a very dear friend and neighbor for many years. I will always cherish her friendship. Sending love and prayers to her family during this difficult time.
Molly Gordy and family
There was someting special about Aunt Ann. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
We were so sorry to hear of Anna’s passing. Our friendship goes way back to our happy, crazy graduate days at Cornell University where Anna and Sal opened their home to share her marvelous Italian cooking with some hungry grad students. We shall keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Pauline and Jack Barnes
Mark and Gail—- How sorry and saddened I was to hear about Anna’s death. What a special lady she was. I always considered her the “Baby and Child Whisperer” as she could always soothe them with her calm voice and message–(-hey- she could soothe me the same way !) I enjoyed every minute that I ever spend with her and wish I had seen more of her —- my loss! I always felt blessed and lifted up when with and when leaving her for the day–as I felt Gods presence with us—She just made everything seem peaceful and right !–I will always cherish her memory. I would be there to talk to you, Mark and Gail–but I’m under the weather with a cold and you don’t need germs ! It was another blessing that I met you, Mark through your mom -and always enjoyed our “chats” —My sincere sympathy and love to both you and Gail and those adorable Grand daughters-Dot
so very sorry for the loss of your Mother, Mark. Mike and I are praying for you and your family.
A beautiful angel in HEAVEN…. RIP.♥