Angelina (Anne) Mondello (maiden name Manna) was born and raised in Tomkinsville in Staten Island. She graduated from Curtis High School. On September 30, 1956, she married Frank Mondello. They have been married for 67 years. She had one child, Frank (Francis) Mondello. She, her husband, and her son have always resided in Westerleigh. Their son, Frank and daughter -in -law Jean also reside in Westerleigh. Anne has one grandchild named Heather, and three great-grandchildren, Justin, Francesca, and Christian who live just a few blocks away.
Anne is the epitome of a hardworking woman. She worked her way from starting as a secretary to retiring as an executive. Anne served as Senior Vice President and head of Human Resources for United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc. in Manhattan from which she retired after 40 years of service. She is an inspiration.
Anne was also very involved in her community. In 1992 she became an active member of the Women’s Guild of the S.I. Mental Health Society. In addition to serving as its past president, she has also served as it’s Treasurer. In 1999, she joined the Board of Directors of the Staten Island Mental Health Society (SIMHS) and also served on its Finance Committee. She served as Secretary on the Board of Directors from 2005-2008. In 2008, she served as its co-chair. In 2011, SIMHS appointed her to Trustee of the Fund for the Advancement of Mental Health. In March 2008, she was honored at the S.I. Mental Health Society’s anniversary Ball at the Ritz Carlton in Manhattan. Also, in 2011, she was appointed to Second Vice President of the Friends of the College of Staten Island.
Above all else, Anne believed that there was nothing better than close-knit family and friends. Anne is a member of Holy Family Church. She said the rosary and prayed to her deceased sister Carmela and St. Anthony regularly. Her favorite holiday was Christmas! For over 20 years, she hosted a gathering of family on Christmas Eve at her home. Anne loved the fact that her son and his family lived right next door. She especially enjoyed the special bond she had with her only grandchild, Heather. She and her husband attended every one of Heather’s softball and basketball games. Later on in life, her three great grandchildren simply made her life complete. She adored the three of them. She lived by the motto that family is everything and it is important to stick together. She was smart, kind, strong and an unbelievably hardworking woman.
Deceased parents: Rose and carmine Manna
Siblings: Marie Peragine, Yolanda Morro, Michael Manna, Carmela Manna (deceased)