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Adelaide (Iannone) Contaldi

July 11, 1929 — December 21, 2023

Malden, Massachusetts

Adelaide (Iannone) Contaldi

Adelaide (Iannone) Contaldi of Malden passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 21, 2023 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.  She was 94 years of age.

Born on July 11, 1929 in Mercato San Severino, Salerno, Italy, Adelaide is the loving daughter of the late Francesco Iannone and Antonietta (Abbatessa) Iannone. Adelaide is a warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Adelaide is the beloved wife of the late Gennaro Contaldi, with whom she shared 72 years of marriage.  She is the devoted mother of Luciana Rossetti and her husband Luciano, Gaetanina Ingraiti and her husband Vittorio, Giovanna Romano and her husband Luigi, Gaetano Contaldi and Roberta Jordan. She is the former mother-in-law of Joanne (Ruggiero) Contaldi and Joseph Jordan. Adelaide is the cherished grandmother of Concetta Pugliese, Sabrina Orman, Benjamin Rossetti, Nadia Pace, Robert Romano, Kenneth Romano, Katia DiCenso, Gia Contaldi, Gerard Contaldi, Alexa Jordan and the late baby Katia Romano. The caring great grandmother of Andrew, Caterina, Bianca, Victoria, Luciano, Antonio, Francesca, Alessia, Milania, Joseph, Nico, Davio, Luca and Marco. She is the dear sister of the late Giovanni Iannone, Anna Erra, Carmela Bove, Maria Pecoraro, Maria Lazzara Guariglia and Alba Cutolo. Adelaide is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Adelaide’s Eternal Life will be held on Friday, December 29th at 10am in Saint Patrick Church, 71 Central Street, Stoneham.  At the request of the Family, please meet directly at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Adelaide’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

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