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Elvira Massimilian, 94, formerly of 19th Street, died Friday (March 31, 1995) in Fairchild Manor Nursing Home, Lewiston.

The former Elvira Orlandi was born in Italy, and moved to Niagara Falls with her husband, Giambattista "John" Massimilian, in 1920.

She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and its the Madonna di Perpetuo Soccorso and Anime Sante di Purgatorio societies.

Mrs. Massimilian worked for the former Niagara Power Co. from 1936 to 1939, Bell Aircraft from 1940 to 1946 and Kimberly-Clark from 1946 to 1948.

Her husband died in 1971.

Surviving are two sons, Domenic J. and John L., both of Loudonville; a daughter, Lucy Rainville of Lewiston; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave. Prayers preceding the Mass will be said beginning at 10 in the M. J. Colucci & Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.


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