Maria Cristina D’Abate

Maria Cristina D’Abate first appears in the Painesville, Ohio, area in 1921.  In America, Maria Cristina D’Abate was known by her married name, Christine DiIorio.

Maria Cristina D’Abate, daughter of Giacomo D’Abate and Maria Felicia LaGamba, was born on April 12, 1893, at Frosolone, Italy.  She married Domenico Nicola DiIorio, son of Filippo DiIorio and Maria Filomena Vitolone, on January 6, 1914.  Maria died on June 1, 1964, at Lake County Memorial Hospital at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, at age 71, of a heart attack.  Her body was interred at Riverside Cemetery at Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.

Maria Cristina D’Abate, age 28, immigrated to the United States on December 6, 1921.  She was travelling to Painesville, Ohio, to join her husband, Nick DiIorio.  Cristina DiIorio became a citizen of the United States on September 23, 1935. Cristina resided at 11 Chester Street, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, when she was naturalized.  Two of Cristina’s brothers also lived in Painesville.  Nicola D’Abate and Felice D’Abate both arrived in Painesville around 1930.

     There were no children of Maria Cristina D’Abate and Domenico Nicola DiIorio.

diiorio (christine dabate) 1964 obituary