Eva F. Ficeti

NILES – Eva F. Ficeti, 88, of Niles, died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept., 25, 2016, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Home in Niles.

She was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Niles, the daughter of Nick and Sarah Rubatino Masciangelo.

Eva was a 1946 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was employed as an inspector at Delphi Packard Electric for 30 years, retiring in 1983. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles, Mount Carmel Society and Niles SCOPE, and she enjoyed ceramics, sewing, baking theme cakes, cooking, making candy and word-search puzzles.

Her husband, Dante J. Ficeti, whom she married Feb. 8, 1947, died May 8, 1999.

Eva, who loved all holidays, will be deeply missed by a son, Vincent (Connie) Ficeti of Niles; two daughters, Janet Ficeti Ranalli of Liberty and Elaine Ficeti, with whom she made her home; six grandchildren, Lt. Col. Ronald (Kellie) Ranalli, Robert (Traci) Ranalli, Richard Ranalli, and Dante, Gina and Dominic Ficeti; four great-grandchildren, Gabby, Ruby, Ryan and Rocco Ranalli; and her dog, Little Bite. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Albert, Guido, Patrick and Alfred Masciangelo.

Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles, where the Mount Carmel Bereavement Ministry will conduct prayers at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, preceded by a 9:30 a.m. prayer service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends can light a candle, sign the guest book and send e-mail condolences at www.josephrossifuneralhome.com.

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