Jennie Chiappnella, a long time resident of Redondo Beach, CA passed away on Thursday October 8th, 2009 in Redondo Beach, CA. Jennie was born in Campbell, Ohio on January 18th, 1920 and has resided in the South Bay area for the last 37 years. Jennie was a long time employee of Strauss department Stores of Youngstown, Ohio. She was also very active in the prayer group at Saint Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church, Redondo Beach, CA.. Jennie is survived by her husband Charles of Redondo Beach, Sister Josephine and Carmen Centofanti of Redondo Beach, Sister Mary Del Signore of Torrance and Sister in-law Mary Centofante of Palos Verdes Estates, and a host of Nieces and Nephews. She is Proceeded in death by her Father Gennaro Centofante, Mother Michelina Centofante, Brothers Carmine and Rose Centofante and Albert Centofante. Viewing to be held Tuesday October 13th, 2009 from 5:00pm -7:00pm. Rosary from 7:00pm-9:00pm at Rice Mortuary, Torrance Calif. Memorial services will be held at Saint Lawrence Martyr church on Wednesday October 14th, 2009 at 10:00am with reception to follow in the parish hall. Private Internment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Please use this website, to send the family messages, share memories and obtain directions to services.

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  1. Jennie was a beautiful person and will be missed by all of us who knew her and had the privilage of reciting the rosary with her after Mass and enjoying her Italian cookies and coffee. We love you Jennie

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