Alice Chiera 1931-2020

COLUMBIANA — Alice Chiera, 88, formerly of Campbell, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, with her family by her side.

Alice was born March 7, 1931, in Youngstown, the daughter of Frank Fiorenza and Rose Santachiara Fiorenza.

She was a member of St. Angela Merici Parish in Youngstown.

Alice will be deeply missed by her son, Dominic (Bertie) Chiera of Poland; her two daughters, Rosemary Ruhem of Austintown and Eva Smith (fiance David Bair) of Columbiana; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Her husband Dominic Chiera, whom she married June 9, 1951, passed away Oct. 1, 1967. Besides her parents and her husband, Dominic, Alice was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Chiera; great-granddaughter, Nadine; two brothers, Stephen and Joseph Fiorenza; and two sisters, Ida Furr and Helen Bitonte.

Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at the Wasko Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at noon at St. Angela Merici Parish (formerly Sacred Heart Church), with the Rev. Kevin Peters officiating.

The Chiera family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive family and friends 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Visit www.waskofamily.com to view this obituary and send Alice’s family condolences.

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