Jennie Angelico

Passed away on September 15, 2011

Jennie Angelico, 80, a longtime Dongan Hills resident who is remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, died yesterday in Clove Lakes Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Castleton Corners, where she had resided for seven years. Born and raised Jennie Trani in Brooklyn, she moved to Dongan Hills in 1967. Mrs. Angelico worked for A&P for 20 years. She began working for the supermarket chain in 1975 and retired in 1995 from the Rosebank store. She most enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Angelico also enjoyed visiting Atlantic City, playing bingo, and watching her favorite baseball team, the New York Mets. “She had a heart of gold, and was the best mother and grandmother anyone could ask for. She will be truly missed by all,” said her daughter, Karen Gallo. Along with her daughter, Karen, Mrs. Angelico is survived by her daughters, Rachel Compono, Maria Holderman and Donna Grazo; two sisters, Anna Santomarco and Brigid Bongiorni; a brother, Louis Trani, and nine grandchildren. The funeral will be tomorrow from the Casey-McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, Great Kills, with a mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady Queen of Peace R.C. Church, New Dorp. Burial will follow in Moravian Cemetery, also New Dorp.

Arrangements under the direction of Casey McCallum Rice South Shore Funeral Home, Staten Island, NY.


  • Visitation Friday, September 16, 2011
  • Visitation Friday, September 16, 2011
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 17, 2011

Jennie Angelico

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September 16, 2011

Jennie was not a blood relative of mine but was the dear mother of my sister in law Maria. I spent many a day with Jennie at Maria's and I knew her to be a loving, funny and resilient woman. All my love to all suffering her loss. xoxoxoDebbie