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Alma Morelli

September 19, 1921 ~ October 23, 2021 (age 100)

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Alma Morelli, celebrated her 100th birthday on September 19th, 2021.  On September 19th, 1921, Alma was born in the province of Modena, Italy to the union of Serafino and Giovannina (Serafini) Morelli. In 1928 at the age of 7, Alma, along with her parents and older sister Irma, came to America, arriving in Ellis Island. 

Alma has lived in the Chicago area her whole life, including Highwood and Highland Park, with her parents and siblings Irma Matteoni, Norma Petik and Guy Morelli. She was the second child of Serafino and Giovanna Morelli . 

Alma enjoyed over 45 years as chief Accountant with the Woolworth Company always being  based in Highland Park.  She is a devoted parishioner at the Immaculate Conception Church in Highland Park and in her “younger “ years was very active in local charities and always a caring supporter for all her nieces and nephews.

Beloved sister of Guy (Janice) Morelli the late Irma (late Dominnic) Matteoni, the late Norma (late John Sr.) Petik. Fond aunt of Jeanie Matteoni Sanderson (Jeff) Debra Morelli, Sera Morelli Miller (Paul) as well as many grand and great grand nephews and nieces.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021, 12:00 P.M. (Noon) at Saint Mary Cemetery, 1078 Ridge Road,  Highland Park.

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Graveside Service
November 20, 2021

12:00 PM
Saint Mary Cemetery
1078 Ridge Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

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