Margaret A. “Peg” Cianchetta, age 83, of Lansdale died Tuesday, January 6, 2015.
She was the beloved wife of 55 years of the late Daniel C. Cianchetta who died on February 21, 2006.
Born and raised in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Andrews) O’Donnell.
Mrs. Cianchetta moved to Lansdale in 1963. She quickly became active at St. Stanislaus Parish where she was a member of the Mother’s Club, the Altar and Rosary Society and worked as a volunteer for the annual Summer Festival. In later years she was President and Treasurer of St. Stanislaus Senior Citizens. Mrs. Cianchetta helped man the local Polling locations on Election Day. She also worked at R.E.P. Industries.
Her hobbies included reading, doing crossword puzzles and playing cards as well as rooting for the Eagles and Notre Dame Football.
Mrs. Cianchetta’s primary focus in life was her loving family. Surviving are her 6 beloved children; Daniel Cianchetta and his wife Joanne of Syracuse, NY., Michael J. Cianchetta and his wife Nancy of Souderton, Deborah Cianchetta of Barrington, NJ., Mark Cianchetta and his wife Michelle A. of Lansdale, Diane Wible and her husband Jon M. of Lansdale, and David Cianchetta and his wife Cheryl of Lansdale, a brother William O’Donnell and his wife Kay of North Billerica, MA., a sister-in-law Honey Abbott of Royersford as well as 21 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Denise Cianchetta-Turner and 3 sisters and 1 brother.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11:30 AM. at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 51 Lansdale Ave, Lansdale, PA. 19446, where the family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11:30 AM Saturday Morning, before Mass. Interment St. John Neumann Cemetery in Chalfont. In lieu of Flowers Memorial contributions in Margaret’s name to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church (address above) would be preferred.