Domenica Lamanna

domenica lamanna

December 21, 1935 ~ March 31, 2022

Born in: Castelsilano, Italy
Resided in: Fremont, California

It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Domenica (Ninnella) Lamanna, at the age of 86 years old after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. She left this world suddenly on March 31, 2022.

She was born in Castelsilano, Italy, to the late Salvatore and Rosina Cristiano and survived by her husband, Tommaso Lamanna, and brother, Giovanni Cristiano, proceeded by the passing of her loving siblings, Giuseppe, Raffaele, Francesco, and Marietta.

Domenica is affectionately survived by her two sons and daughter-in-law’s, Luigi (Caterina) and Salvatore (Monica). She leaves behind six grandchildren, Domenica, Tommy (Shannon), Sally (David), Francesco (Christina), Fabrizio (Misty), and Aurelia. She also leaves behind six great-grandchildren, John Michael, Isabella Caterina, Brooks Patrick, Francesca Giovanna Beatrice, Emilliana Lia, Aurora Michelle. And many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Mamma/Nonna Domenica loved spending time in the kitchen (garage), creating delicious meals for her family. Her specialties where all the Christmas delicious sweets (Pitta impugliate, Mastazzuolo, Lupini Torrone, Squaratella, and Turdilli). The grandchildren would gather around the kitchen table and loved listening to Nonna’s stories and singing Italian folklore songs.

Visitation will start at 5:00 PM with a Vigil service at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at the Berge-Pappas-Smith Chapel of the Angels, 40842 Fremont Blvd, Fremont CA 94538. A Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the Our Lady of Guadalupe, 41933 Blacow Rd, Fremont, CA 94538. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in her memory.


Visitation: April 6, 2022 5:00 pm - July 13, 2024 8:00 pm

Room: Garden Chapel

Berge Papas Smith Chapel of the Angels
40842 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538


Vigil/Rosary: April 6, 2022 6:30 pm - July 13, 2024 8:00 pm

Room: Garden Chapel

Berge Papas Smith Chapel of the Angels
40842 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538


Funeral Mass: April 7, 2022 11:00 am - July 13, 2024 12:00 pm

Room: Church

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish
41933 Blacow Rd.
Fremont, CA 94538


Graveside Service: April 7, 2022 12:45 pm - July 13, 2024 1:30 pm

Room: Graveside

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
26320 Mission Blvd
Hayward, CA 94544


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  1. CandleMy Nina Bella, I will miss you my neighbor of 50+ years, my babysitter. I miss your smile, your laughter, your tight hugs and kisses. I miss the smell of your sauce and your homemade treats. I miss you Nina Bella!

  2. Even if I did not have the pleasure of being able to meet Aunt Domenica, I am very sorry to know the pain that is going through you at this moment.
    All my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.

  3. CandleRest In Peace Zia Nina🙏🏼 Sending our Love and Prayers to the family❤️. Love, Erica (Marquez)Stephen & Amiyah Chapman-Mesa.

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