In Loving Memory of Ilene F. Ianniello

August 24, 1941
Bronx, NY
January 26, 2020
Trumbull, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824

Visitation

Sunday, 12-4 PM

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

February 02, 2020

Service

St. Anthony of Padua Church

Mass of Christian Burial

149 South Pine Creek Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824

Monday, February 3, 2020 11:00 AM

Cemetery

Gate of Heaven Cemetery

1056 Daniels Farm Road,
Trumbull,
CT 06611

February 03, 2020

Family Gathering

Charity

St. Raphael's School

324 Frank Street,
Bridgeport,
CT 06604


Deacon's Wives Ministry

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield,
CT 06824


Ilene F. Ianniello

Ilene F. Ianniello, age 78, of Trumbull, beloved wife of Deacon Daniel J. Ianniello, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 26, 2020 holding the hand of her beloved husband of 58 years. Born in the Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late Lincoln Wiseman and Gertrude Morse, she had been an area resident for the last 59 years. Ilene received her BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Bridgeport and worked for many years passionately helping non-profits, legal offices, churches, and private businesses with their bookkeeping and business needs. Ilene was very involved in her Catholic faith and the various churches where she worshipped. She was a devoted volunteer for St. Raphael’s School, Operation Hope and Pivot Ministries and very active and a founding President of the Deacon’s Wives Ministries that supports many ministries including providing the opportunity for inner-city children to travel to New York City to see a Broadway Play. Ilene will be lovingly remembered as an out-going, friendly woman who was always ready and willing to help those in need. Survivors in addition to her loving husband Deacon Dan include three beloved children, Daniel J. Ianniello, Jr. (Margaret) of Southbury, Sue Ianniello of Shelton and Anne Ianniello of West Long Branch, NJ; three cherished grandchildren, Tanya Vasquez (Hector), Michael Ianniello and J.D. Ianniello; step-great granddaughter, Leanette Vasquez; two loving great-grandchildren, Niko and Dominik; three brothers, Alan Wiseman (Paula), Michael Morse (Mary) and Melvin Morse(Carol); two sisters, Sarah Kathan (David) and Gale Morse (Jay) and many nieces, nephews and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 149 South Pine Creek Road, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may greet the family Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers contributions in Ilene’s memory may be made to St. Raphael’s School, 324 Frank Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604 or to the Deacon’s Wives Ministries, c/o 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For information please visit www.SpearFuneralHome.com

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8 Guestbook Entries for Ilene Ianniello

  1. We’re so sorry to hear of Ilene’s passing. Just praying for your peace and comfort during these days of grief. We love you and will see you soon.

  2. WE ARE IN COMPLETE DISBELIEF! WE WERE IN LOVING COMMUNICATION WITH ILENE ONE DAY AND THE NEXT SHE IS IN THE ARMS OF HER LORD. SHE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AS A LOVING AND CARING INDIVIDUAL.
    OUR LOVE AND PRAYERS TO DAN AND HER ENTIRE LOVING FAMILY.

  3. I met Ilene 18 yrs ago when she introduced me to St Anthony’s bookkeeping function. Since then she has been a Mentor,Supplier of IRS forms 1099 and a very dear friend.
    Sandy and I will sorely miss her cheerful greeting each Sunday at the 10:00 Am mass.

  4. My Dear Ianniello Family,
    I, we are all heart broken to hear of Ilenes’ passing. We’ve had 30+ years of knowing & loving Ilene! Loved her with my heart & soul.
    Our prayers to you Dan her beloved hubby, & family.
    I know she is resting In Jesus’ arms as He welcomed her home.
    Lucy & Sonny Rouse

  5. Dear Deacon Dan,
    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    With love from your students at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School.