H. Monica Traficante
In Memory of
H. Monica
Traficante (Fassetta)
1939 - 2018
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Obituary for H. Monica Traficante (Fassetta)

H. Monica  Traficante (Fassetta)
Monica Herta (Fassetta) Traficante, age 78 of Murrysville, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. Beloved wife for 57 years of Lt. Col. Anthony J. "Tony" Traficante. Loving mother of Tammy Traficante Bowden (husband, David). Grandmother of Maria Theresa Rice, Christina Angelina Hale and Anthony Hunter Rice. Great-grandmother of Orion Anthony Hale and expected Bentley Anthony Rice. Also survived by brother-in-law Michael Traficante, nieces, nephews, and cousins in the United States, Germany, and Italy. Monica was a child of war born in Berlin, Germany during WW2, then went on to live in northern Italy. Monica and Tony were married in Verona, Italy, the home of Romeo and Juliet. As an Army wife, Monica volunteered her services to help military families, the Red Cross, the military hospital, and other military support organizations. She was a talented woman and loved to arrange crafts and socials. Monica was a member of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America and Financial Secretary of the La Pace Lodge. She cared and loved helping others, as she did her family. She owned the Happy Landing Travel Services in Plum, PA. The lovely Monica will be sorely missed by family and friends. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Rd. (across from S & T Bank) Plum, PA 15239. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 11 a.m., St. Januarius R. C. Church. If desired, instead of flowers, the Traficante family suggest memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205 donate3cancer.org, or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 stjude.org

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