January 26, 2016
Emily Dell’Aquila, 67, of Henryville, died on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in the Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia. She was the loving wife of Ronald Dell’Aquila, with whom she had celebrated 47 years of marriage.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Sylvia (Davanzo) Albanese. Emily was living in the Henryville area for the past 39 years and prior to that she resided in the Brooklyn, New York area. In her earlier years Emily worked as a secretary for the Universal Abstract Co. in Stroudsburg. She was a member of St. Matthews Catholic Church of East Stroudsburg.
In addition to her husband, Ronald, Emily was a devoted mother to her children and grandchildren: son, Joseph Dell’Aquila of Henryville; daughter, Linda Marie Flores and husband, David Flores, of Wahiaua, Hawaii; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Dell’Aqula of Niceville, Florida; and nine grandchildren: Stephen, Isabella, Michael, Hunter, Kayla, Sophia, John, Rocco and Lucy. Also, her siblings: Louis Albanese of Effort; Robert Albanese of Brooklyn, New York; Lois Ciabattari of Williamsport; Maryann Knight of Bellingham, Washington; Susan Guercio of Effort; and Linda Albanese of Salisbury Mills, New York; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Emily was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Dell’Aquila Jr. on Oct. of 2015; and a sister, Lillian Stanzione on July 29, 2015.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, from St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 200 Brodhead Ave., East Stroudsburg, with Rev. Fr. Gerald W. Shantillo as celebrant. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York. There will be a visitation from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home Inc., 23 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg, PA 18360.
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