Theresa R. (Gentile) Crucianelli, age 90, passed away at her residence on Sunday, November 12, 2023.
Born on March 22, 1933, the daughter of Gaetano Gentile and Josephine (Cistaro) Gentile. A life-long resident of Kenosha. Theresa graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School.
In her youth, she was employed by her parents at Gentile’s Market, and was also a chorus member at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.
On June 27, 1953, she married Rinaldo “Rene” Crucianelli. They had seven sons, David, Steven, Richard, John, Thomas, Guy and Rennie.
Besides being a homemaker most of her life, Theresa also co-owned, with her husband, Rennie’s 52nd Precinct, a local tavern. They also co-managed Villa Nova Senior Apartment Complex.
Most importantly, Theresa was a thirty-year member of the Riverport Chorus Chapter of Sweet Adelines, an internationally renowned singing organization, with whom Theresa traveled and won many competitions. Besides singing, Theresa enjoyed her grandchildren, her great grandchildren, as well as shopping, reading, watching movies and cooking huge meals for family and friends.
She is survived by her children, David (Debbie), Steven, John, Thomas, Guy and Rennie Crucianelli; her grandchildren, her great grandchildren and her brother, Victor Gentile.
In addition to her parents, Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Rinaldo; her son, Richard; her grandson, Nathan and twin sister, Virginia.
Service Date November 17, 2023
SERVICE LOCATION Piasecki Funeral Home
A gathering of relatives and friends will be held on Friday, November 17, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Piasecki Funeral Home, 3720 39th Ave, Kenosha, WI.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the family would be appreciated.