Natalina Scola, nee Elia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at the Golden Age of 85. Beloved Wife to Ferdinando Scola for a loving 62 years. Devoted Mother of Luigi (Tina) Scola, Dominick (Angela) Scola, Gino (Theresa) Scola, Ferdinando (Donna) Scola Jr., Anthony (Isabella) Scola and Maria (Gabe) Ruffolo. Loving Daughter of the late Eugenio Elia and the late Maria, nee Grimaldi, Elia. Fond Grandmother of Ferdinando (Leah) Scola III, Giuliano Scola, Nikko (Nicole) Scola, Marco (Grace) Scola, Natalina (Kyle) Trevoy, Bianca Scola, Malissa (McKinley) Grove, Mikaela (Sean) Fixmer, Priscilla Scola, Sabrina Scola, Alessandra Scola, Lucia Scola, Elena Ruffolo, Filippo Ruffolo and Domenica Ruffolo. Fond Great Grandmother of Seth, Owen, Elliott, Greyson, Leena, Harper, Amelia and Roman. Dear Sister of Rinaldo (Luisa) Elia, the late Giovanina (the late Mario) Monaco, the late Francesco (Esterina) Elia and the late Maria (the late Luigi) Astorino. Dear Sister-in-law of Leo (Tomasina) Scola and the late John (Franca) Scola. Dear Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Beloved Friend of many.
Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation on Friday, April 21, 2023 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim & Wolf Road). Funeral to follow Saturday, April 22, 2023 from Russo’s Hillside Chapels at 8:30 A.M. proceeding to Divine Providence Catholic Church, 2600 Mayfair Ave, Westchester, IL 60154. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated promptly at 10:00 AM. Entombment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery / Christ the King Garden Mausoleum, Hillside, IL. For additional information please call (708) 449-5300.
All donations collected will be gifted to the Alzheimer’s Association in Natalina’s name.