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Christine Cecilia Tripoli Montelli

Christine Cecilia Tripoli Montelli

1927—2018

1927—2018

Our Mother, Grandmother, and Noni passed away peacefully on Jan 24, 2018, at the age of 90. She was born on October 17, 1927, in San Francisco, CA, to Battista and Catherine Tripoli. Her family moved to the Napa Valley when she was a young girl. They lived in Eureka, CA for a short time and ran a grocery store there. They moved back to the valley where they had their winery and vineyards in Howell Mt. and then settled in St. Helena where they built Tripoli Market and the bowling alley. Christine helped her family in the grocery store and in the bowling. She attended St. Helena schools and graduated from St. Helena High school. She loved playing her accordion, and square dancing and was an amazing seamstress. She volunteered at St. Helena Hospital for many years. She is survived by her daughter Sherry Locy and son John Montelli and daughter in law Lisa Montelli. Christine has been reunited with her daughter, Cathy Peregoy, grandson, Jeff Locy, and Son in law, Bill Locy. She is also survived by her grandchildren Shelah, Jordan, and Bethany Locy, Natalia Peregoy, L.J. and Tony Montelli and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation and Rosary will be on Friday, February 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel at the Holy Cross Cemetery. Interment directly following.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts can be made to Collabria Care in Napa.

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