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Anna Bavonese

ROCK HILL -- Ms. Anna Bavonese, 66, of 189 Schoolside Drive, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at Neely's Creek ARP Church, with the Rev. James D. McLurkin officiating. Entombment will follow at Grandview Memorial Park Mausoleum.

A native of New York, N.Y., Ms. Bavonese was a daughter of the late Thomas Depalo and the late Loretta Messere Depalo. She resided in Paterson, N.J. till moving to Rock Hill in 2000. She was dedicated to all the people she loved. She enjoyed traveling to the Dominican Republic with her life partner.

Ms. Bavonese is survived by her daughter, Diane Baker of Rock Hill; her brother, Savino Depalo of Brooklyn, N.Y.; her sisters, Angelina Morello of Waretown, N.J., and Maria Conigliaro of Branford, Conn.; three grandchildren, Norelle Ann Baker, Thomas James Baker and Sean Michael Baker; her life partner, Felix Espinal and his daughter, Sindy Espinal.

The family will receive friends today, April 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. and then again from 7 to 9 p.m. at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29372.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to the American Heart Association, 520 Gervais Street, Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201.

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Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel is serving the family.