Anita Albamonte passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 13, 2016. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, February 12, 1925. In 1955 she moved to Hawthorne, CA where she worked for Los Angeles Federal Savings Bank until she retired in 1990. In 1997, she moved to Laguna Niguel. Anita was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and The Secular Order of Franciscans for sixty years. Generously, Anita donated homemade rosary beads to mission churches in India. Anita was an active member of St. Timothy Parish, Laguna Niguel. She also enjoyed traveling, crafting, and most of all baking special cookies.
Anita is predeceased by her parents, Salvatore and Mary Albamonte, and her brother Anthony. She is survived by her sister Gloria of Laguna Niguel, sister-in-law Lydia Albamonte of New Jersey, nieces Geralyn (Albamonte) Lyman of Katy, Texas, Linda (Albamonte) Lenahan and Stefanie (Albamonte) Petrick of New Jersey, and their families. She has nine great nephews and nieces.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Lawrence Seminary, Mt Calvary, Wisconsin; Welcome INN ( Interfaith Needs Network), Dana Point, California, or the Catholic Daughters of America, New York, New York.