Sadie Annibale passed away peacefully on January 16, 2023, just shy of her 96th birthday. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Annibale Sr. She was a devoted mother to her two sons, Ralph Annibale Jr, his husband Rick Simone and Carl Annibale and his wife Cristiane Annibale. At age 88, she was blessed with a grandson, Marcelo. Sadie was the loving sister of Jerome Zito and the late Catherine Schioppo. A Staten Island native, she was born on March 22, 1927 to Salvatore and Domenica Zito. After high school, she began a career at Maidenform as Head Seamstress and Supervisor. She met and married Ralph Annibale Sr., spending more than 71 years together. She left work to begin a family. Sadie had many passions, including family travel, specialty holiday baking and continuing her love of sewing of which she excelled. Sadie was a true beacon of warmth, kindness, generosity and acceptance. In Lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the American Cancer Society (Susan G Komen for Breast Cancer) or the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America in Sadie's honor. Throughout her life she maintained a commitment to the ideals of her Catholic faith through peace, comfort, grace and refuge.
Funeral from the Matthew Funeral Home Inc., 2508 Victory Blvd. on Friday, 1/20/2023 family and friends may visit from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will depart the funeral home on Saturday, 1/21/2023 at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Rita's R.C. Church at 10:00 AM. Sadie will be joining her husband, Ralph at Moravian Cemetery.