Arminia Lena Moraco Congeni, born on December 29, 1946, peacefully passed away on August 14, 2023. Her life was a tapestry woven with love, compassion, and culinary artistry that left an everlasting impact on all she touched.
Arminia's legacy resonates in her unwavering dedication to her family and her extraordinary talent in the kitchen. For many years, she served as a dedicated cook in a nursing home, where her meals were more than just sustenance – they were a source of comfort and nourishment for both residents and staff. With every dish, she infused her heart into creating an environment of care and warmth.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Arminia was a nurturing mother to four children: Michelle Martinez, Bill Congeni Jr (Sonia), Richard Congeni (Nichole), and Vicky Congeni. Her legacy of love and guidance lives on through her nine grandchildren: Chris, Michael, Jessica, Jordan, Johnny, Nick, Noah, Kiya, and Bill the 3rd. Her influence and love will forever resonate in their lives.
Arminia found joy in her kitchen haven, where her culinary creations were not just food – they were expressions of love and connection. Her passion for cooking was her way of nurturing relationships and showing her affection.
Arminia's memory will also be cherished by her siblings: Pauline Congeni, Ralph Moraco, and especially her sister Carol Moraco, with whom she shared an exceptionally close bond. They lived together for over 30 years, creating a strong and unbreakable connection that will always be treasured. Her legacy extends to her ex-husband, Bill Congeni Sr., whose life she once shared. She held a special place in the hearts of her nieces Nina, Pauline, and Lena, leaving an impact that will forever be remembered.
Friends and family will always remember Arminia's vibrant laughter, her spirit of giving, and the moments of togetherness she cultivated around her table. Her legacy will continue to inspire and uplift those fortunate enough to have known her.
Arminia Lena Moraco Congeni's love, compassion, and culinary artistry will forever resonate in the hearts and memories of those she touched. While she has stepped beyond this world, her influence will endure through the lives she impacted.
Family and friends are welcome on Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m., at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors 13115 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111, where a service will be held at 6 p.m. Those attending the visitation are welcome to join the family for a meal at Caffe Roma 13000 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111, between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m.