Tamilia, Elisa (nee Grosso)
Passed away on January 28, 2018 in her 87th year and has been reunited with her beloved husband Giuseppe. Devoted mother of Giovanni and his wife Irene, and Angela and her husband Domenic “Mimmo” Mercurio. Proud nonna of Michael and Jamie, and Daniel. Survived by her loving sister Maria Piedimonte. Predeceased by her brothers-in-law Giuseppe Piedimonte, Nicola Tamilia and his wife Maria. She will be missed by her furry companion Deacon. Special thanks to the staff at Villa Italia for going above and beyond with their care and compassion. Visitation will be held at P.X. DERMODY FUNERAL HOME (796 Upper Gage Ave. between Mohawk and Fennell) on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 4-9 p.m. with prayers at 4:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place at Blessed Sacrament Parish (305 E 37th St.) on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.