Obituary of Christina E. Avella
Christina “Chris” Avella, 77 of Sun City Center passed away on October 16, 2021.
She was born on February 25, 1944, in Queens, New York to the late Margaret (nee Hilzinger) and George J. Craig Sr.
Chris retired after a successful career in nursing.
She was a member of the Sun City Center Emergency Squad, the Sun City Center Safety Patrol, the Red Hat Society, Prince of Peace Catholic Church, the German, Italian and Irish Club.
Chris is survived by her beloved children, Alicia (Andrew) Squires, Nicola (Leigh) Avella, siblings, Timothy Craig, Margaret Deegan, George J. Craig Jr; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Andrew, Nicolas, Cristopher, Alex; faithful companion, Trixie; many extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents, Chris was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Nicola Avella.
A visitation will be held from 9am until the time of service at 10am on Thursday, October 21, 2021, Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive Sun City Center, Florida 33573. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Emergency Squad, 720 Ray Watson Drive, Sun City Center, Florida 33573.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Christina Avella, please visit Tribute Store