Amelita Lamendola, age 84, of Janesville, Wis., died on Friday, January 10, 2014 at St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital, She was born in Greenwood on January 13, 1929, the daughter of John and Mary (Bovero) Maestri. She married Angelo Lamendola in Arlington, Va. on November 12, 1955, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1995. Amelita was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Gloria (Mark) Zillmer of Janesville; 4 grandchildren: Tyler Zillmer, John Zillmer, Ethan Zillmer and Peter Zillmer; 2 sisters, Marie Witcher of California and Gloria Brown of Virginia; 2 sisters-in-law, Geraldine Branz of Ohio and Madeline Shultz of Beloit, Wis.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and four siblings: Pauline, Josephine, Leo and Louis.

A Memorial Service was held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Janesville, Wis. with Rev. Steve Ekblad officiating. Private interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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