Obituary: Lena M. Assenza of the North End

ASSENZA Lena M. Lifelong resident of Boston’s North End on October 25, 2011. Beloved daughter of the late Vincenza (Giusta) and Gaetano Assenzo. Loving sister of Jennie Ruotolo of Chelsea and the late Anna Sinagra, Joseph and Jimmy Assenzo, Camille Renzulli and Mary Riley. Cherished aunt of Anthony and Nancy Sinagra, Janice Polacco, Dennis Assenzo, Alfred and Frank Renzulli, Patricia Pastore, Michael and Arlene Riley, Anna Maria Forlizzi, Robert and Vincent Ruotolo, the late Louis Sinagra and James Riley and all their spouses. Also survived by many grand and great-grand nieces and nephews and her devoted friends the “Golden Girls”. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, North Sq, Boston Saturday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting in the Church 9 – 10 AM. Interment St. Michael Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain 02130 would be appreciated.