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Violet M. D'Angelo, who worked two stints at the Nabisco Shredded Wheat plant here, died Sunday (Nov. 17, 2002) in Buffalo General Hospital after a one-week illness. She was 73.

She was born Violet Sebek in Niagara Falls and attended Niagara Falls High School.

She joined Nabisco as a production worker in the mid-1940s. She worked in several departments at various times and stayed at Nabisco until starting a family in the late 1950s. In the mid-1960s, she returned to Nabisco and remained until her retirement in 1978.

Mrs. D'Angelo was a member of the prayer group at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the Nabisco Golden Agers. She enjoyed cooking and gardening.

Her husband of 40 years, Alfred, died Aug. 2, 2001.

Survivors include a daughter, Cathy of Batavia; two sons, Anthony of the Town of Tonawanda and Alfred of Grand Island; three sisters, Theresa Falcone of Lewiston, Gina Best of Ransomville and Christine Acland of Niagara Falls; two brothers, Nick Sebek of North Tonawanda and Stephen Gadacz of West Almond; and six grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave., after prayers at 9:45 in Spallino-Amigone Funeral Home, 1300 Pine Ave.

Entombment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.


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