Gina Lanza, a longtime resident of the Bronx, died on July 12, 2020. She was 84.
Mrs. Lanza was born on May 31, 1936 in Italy to the late Antonio and Elena (LoCasale) DeStasio. She is survived by her husband, Eugenio Lanza; her daughter Annette and her husband Salvatore and their children Christina, Alyssa, and Nicholas; her daughter the late Elena and her husband Joseph and their children Olivia and Sofia; her son Roberto and his wife Carla and their children Emma, Gabriella, and Francesca; and her sisters, Pia and Alfonsina. She is pre-deceased by her brother Joseph.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10am at St. Clare’s Church, 1918 Paulding Avenue, Bronx. Entombment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery, 280 Secor Road, Hartsdale. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations in her memory to the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, http://www.StJude.org