Angelina L. Chiera

April 24, 1929 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 91)


Angelina L. Chiera, 91, passed away February 22, 2021.

Born in Marina di Gioiosa Reggio Calabria, Italy, Angelina had lived in the Akron/Tallmadge area for most of her life.  She was retired from the M. O’Neil Company and was a member of Our Lady of Victory Church and Immaculate Heart of Mary for the past four years.  She enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, and she was great at cooking and canning.  Angelina loved gardening, sewing, walking and was an avid reader.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dominic; sons, James and Anthony Cheira; sister, Rosina (Salvatore) Pugliese and son in law, John Cross.

Angelina is survived by her daughters, Susanne Cross of Uniontown, Linda Chiera of Tallmadge; sons, John (Eileen) Chiera of Akron, Dominic (Margaret) Chiera of Brimfield; daughter in law, Ann Chiera of Medina; grandchildren, Jonas Chiera, Tom (Suzi) Chiera, Andrew (Martha) Chiera, Jamie (Alex) Griffith, Joe (Kristen) Chiera, Theresa (Jeff) Heinl, Vince (Lydnsey) Chiera, Chris Chiera, Ryan Chiera, Gina (Andy) Dain, Dominic (Claire) Cross.; great grandchildren, Owen, Adelynn, Charlotte, Ariana, Lucas, Julian, Lucia, Priscilla, Carmella, Kaitlyn, James, Giana, Emily, Joey, and Jonathon; sister, Lina (Attilio) Pugliese.

Visitation will be 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2021 at the Donovan Funeral Home, 17 Southwest Ave. (On the Historic Tallmadge Circle), where the Rosary will be said at 6:30.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Immaculate Heart of Mary,1905 Portage Trail., Cuyahoga Falls with Father Ralph Thomas officiating.

Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Summa Hospice, 1077 Gorge Blvd., Akron, OH  44310.

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February 26, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Donovan Funeral Home - Tallmadge
17 Southwest Ave
Tallmadge, OH 44278

Mass of Christian Burial
February 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
1905 Portage Trail
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223


Summa Hospice of Akron
1077 Gorge Blvd., Akron OH 44310

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