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Giannina "Nina" Lucia Gunia

October 24, 1943 - July 11, 2017


Giannina L. Gunia (nee DeFranco) born October 24, 1943 passed July 11, 2017 at home with her family present.  She married Walter W. Gunia in 1964.  She was the loving daughter of the late Frank G. DeFranco, Sr and the late Lucille M. DeFranco.  She was the loving sister of Noel C. Laube and the late Frank G. DeFranco, Jr., loving mother of Jeffrey (Maurine) Gunia, Christopher Gunia, Eric Gunia and James Gunia.  She was the most loving grandmother of Ashlee Pecyna, Kierra Gunia and Annie Gunia. 

Nina worked with computers many years after raising her boys.  She enjoyed the outdoors and traveling tremendously.
A Memorial Mass will be 11:00am Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church (corner of Friendship & Lone Oak) in Salem.

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You were my best friend, but truly more like a sister.  I loved you dearly and will always miss you. My condolences to Wally and the boys and Noel.  My second family.  Nina will always be in my heart until we meet again in heaven.
May God bless you all and comfort you.