Edith Mary LaFratta (nee Vetta)

Edith Mary LaFratta (nee Vetta) of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at the age of 91 years.

Edith married the love of her life, Michael J. LaFratta, on May 29, 1948.

She will be dearly missed by her son, Michael G. LaFratta; daughter, Patricia (Brian) Gunn; granddaughter, Rebecca (nee Gunn) (Kevin) Mueller; siblings Felix Vetta, Anthony (Lynn) Vetta, her special relatives and friends, Marilyn Saulino, Barbara (Joseph) Balser and their children; Wendy Nelson, Dennis (Sandy) LaFratta, the late Albert and Maxine LaFratta family, John (the late Terry) Vetta, Dave and Tom Vetta families, Ann Norelli family, Vera Mancini, Reno Family, Tony Spadanuda family, Nelson and Donnenfield families, Pedone family, and other relatives and friends. She is further survived by in-laws Mary LaFratta, Simone (Vernell) Vitale and Karen Vetta.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Michael J. LaFratta; parents, Joseph and Mary Vetta; special relatives and friends John & Bernice LaFratta, Charles (Carrie) Saulino, Peter (Jean) LaFratta, Anita (Robert) Beitz, Violet Tinnes, Albert and Maxine LaFratta, Louis (Mary) Reno, Johanna Vitale, Mamie (Tony) Spadanuda, John (Minnie) Vetta, James Vetta, Mario Vetta, Corey Vetta, Angelo Julius LaFratta, Anthony LaFratta, Stella (James) Salerno, Josephine (Carl) Salerno, Antoinette Salerno, Bernice Joselyn and Agnes Murl LaFratta; and other relatives and friends.

A visitation for Edith will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the 12:00 noon Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, May 28, at Holy Apostles Catholic Parish, 16000 W. National Ave., New Berlin, WI 5315. The burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Waukesha.

In lieu of monetary gifts to the family or flowers, please make donations to the Carmalite Sisters, W267-N2517 Meadowbrook Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072, or 262-691-0336.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.