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Loretta Giannini Wurthmann

October 4, 1937 October 23, 2017
Loretta Giannini Wurthmann
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Obituary for Loretta Giannini Wurthmann

Loretta Giannini Wurthmann, 80, of Lakeland, passed away on October 23, 2017.
She was born October 4, 1937 in Youngstown, Ohio, to the late Vito and Lena (Strollo) Giannini. Loretta graduated from Lakeland High School in 1955. She was involved with Lakeland Cotillion Club, a Camp Fire leader for many years, and participated in PTA. Loretta also co-owned Vito’s Italian Restaurant here in Lakeland with her brother Danny and family. She was also a member of Resurrection Catholic Church, where she married her husband James.
Loretta was a sports fanatic, she was always watching a game on TV. She tried her best to attend all her grandchildren’s sporting events. She was so proud to be their “Meme,” and to be there cheering them on.

Loretta is survived by her children, Renee (Dave) Tomkow, and Jamie (Stacey) Wurthmann; grandchildren, Hailey, David, Jr., Lauren, and Matthew; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, James Francis Wurthmann, and brothers Daniel and Tony.

A visitation will be held at Heath Funeral Chapel, 328 S. Ingraham Ave., Lakeland 33801, from 4-6 pm on Sunday October 29, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at Resurrection Catholic Church, 3855 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland 33813, on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 12 pm. The burial will follow at Oak Hill Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Loretta’s honor to Santa Fe Catholic High School - 3110 Highway 92 East, Lakeland, FL 33801 or the Susan G. Komen Foundation;

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4:00 PM 10/29/2017 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 10/29/2017 6:00:00 PM
Heath Funeral Chapel

328 S Ingraham Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

Heath Funeral Chapel
328 S Ingraham Ave Lakeland 33801 FL
United States





12:00 PM 10/30/2017 12:00:00 PM
Resurrection Catholic Church

3720 Old Hwy 37
Lakeland, FL 33813

Resurrection Catholic Church
3720 Old Hwy 37 Lakeland 33813 FL
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Hill Burial Park Final Resting Place

4620 US Highway 98 South,
Lakeland, FL 33812

4620 US Highway 98 South, Lakeland 33812 FL
United States

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