Julia Aquila

October 16, 1925April 23, 2011

Julia (DeRose) Aquila, 85, of Euclid, passed away April 23, 2011, at Cardinal Woods Skilled Nursing in Madison. Born Oct. 16, 1925, in Youngstown, she had lived in Euclid for the past 50 years. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Church in Collinwood, graduated from Collinwood High School, and was a member of Collinwood Memories. Along with her husband Danny, Julia was very active with the American Legion, Collinwood Post 759, V.F.W. Euclid Post 1056, and the Euclid Veterans Association. Julia also enjoyed volunteering at several area hospitals. Survivors are her husband, Dante; brothers, Bennett and James DeRose; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Patalino; and parents, Helen (Young) and Joseph DeRose. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at DiCicco and Sons Funeral Home, 5975 Mayfield Road (at Lander Road), Mayfield Heights. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Holy Redeemer Church, 15712 Kipling Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. The Rev. Marty Polito will officiate. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Julia's name may be made to Holy Redeemer Church (at the address above). Arrangements are being handled by Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home in Chester Township.



  • Visitation Monday, April 25, 2011
  • Visitation Monday, April 25, 2011
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, April 26, 2011


  • Interment

Julia Aquila

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Danielle Berardinelli-Allen

April 26, 2011

I have great memories of Julia and she was such a nice lady. She was a great friend to my grand parents Mike and Marge Tucci. She will be missed. God bless.

Sharon Volpe, NA

April 25, 2011

It was a pleasure to know and take care of Julia. I knew her from the Euclid Vets Club and took care of her at Cardinal Woods Nursing Home.