Pearl T. Antonelli |

Pearl T. Antonelli

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Pearl T. Antonelli, 94, of Silt, passed away peacefully May 26, 2010 surrounded by her loving family.

Pearl was born Aug. 7, 1915 in Walsenburg to Camillo and Maria (Nardin) Bendetti. She married Harvey Antonelli on Dec. 18, 1937 in Glenwood Springs. Her favorite pastimes were Bingo, watching and cheering on her Rockies, Broncos and Nuggets. Pearl was a long time member of the Catholic Church in Silt, and of the VFW Auxiliary. She spent many good times with her friend Jean (Gay) Pristas and Emily Hiles, her great-niece. She leaves behind many good friends at Crossroads Assisted Living including Sharon and Sandy.

Pearl was preceded in death by her husband; and brother John Bendetti.

She is survived by her son Edward (Sally) of Silt; daughter Norma (Robert) Rice of CA; grandchildren Michelle (John) Parsons of NH, Tricia Rice of Boston, Eddy Lee Antonelli of Phoenix, and Melanie Antonelli of NV; and her great-granddaughter Olivia Parsons.

A viewing is scheduled for Thursday, June 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Rifle Funeral Home. Mass is planned for Friday, June 4 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with interment following immediately at Rose Bud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.

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