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FALLETTA - Ida (nee Chilelli) Passed away from natural causes Sunday morning, August 16th, in Placentia, California. Ida was born in Buffalo, New York, December 3, 1922, one of 13 children born to Italian immigrants Peter and Rose (nee Saltalamaccia) Chilelli. Ida met the love of her life, Alfonso (Al) Falletta and the two of them began a wonderful, long life together raising four children (Carl, Bob, Paul and Karin) in a home in North Buffalo. In 1959 Al received an offer to relocate to Southern California which he accepted and moved the family there. Ida was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Memories of her famous cannolis and year-round Christmas decorations will always be with her 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She will be truly missed. No doubt she's sharing a Manhattan with Al at the Chez Ami in heaven.

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