SALEM - Jennie Giacomina Yezzi Howells, 91, of Salem, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Salem Community Hospital.
Jennie was born in Robertsdale, Pennsylvania on Oct. 27, 1920, the daughter of the late Cesidio and Appolonia (Centi) Yezzi.
She is survived by three children, Jim (Carol) Howells, Max (Jane) Howells and Audrey (Martin) Prenosil; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Jennie is also survived by her siblings, Phyllis Zinobile, Mary Yonish, Carmela Granata, Joseph Yezzi and Isadore Yezzi.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James (Sonny) Howells, and a nephew, George Yonish Jr. Jennie will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Salem with Father Stephen Wassie officiating. Burial will take place at Grandview Cemetery in Salem. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.brownfhonline.com. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home in Salem.