Anna Merletti Tonelli, 95, formerly of Wallingford passed away on Wednesday, August 22nd. She was born in Chester where she was raised and educated. Anna was a graduate of Chester High School with the class of 1941. Anna was a woman who was dedicated to her home and family. She also worked for the Sunship Building and Drydock Compnay , as well as the Ford Motor Company. Anna enjoyed singing. She was a member of both the St. Anthony’s and St. John Chrysostom Choirs. She also performed as a singer with the USO during WWII.
Anna was predeceased by her husband, Bruno Tonelli; sister, Rose Rappucci. She is survived by her children, James Tonelli (Loretta), Elizabeth Irvine (Alexander), Michael Tonelli (Carolyn); 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday August 25th at 11am at the Carr Funeral Home 935 S. Providence Rd. Wallingford, PA. Friends and family are invited to call from 10am-11am at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Compassus Hospice, 2 Campus Blvd. Suite 200 Newtown Square, PA 19073.