Angelina (Rosati) Pilla of East Falmouth died at home on June 6. She was 89.
She was the wife of Antonio W. Pilla. She and her husband had been married for nearly 62 years at the time of his death in 2017.
She was born and raised in Hopedale.
In 1955 she married Mr. Pilla. Her husband’s career in the United States Air Force took the couple to Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee, Morocco, North Africa, Otis Air Force Base in Bourne, and then Suffolk County Air Force Base in Westhampton Beach on Long Island in New York before they finally settled permanently on Cape Cod.
Ms. Pilla was a bookkeeper by trade until starting her family. An accomplished cook and baker, she also enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting and needlepoint. She supported her children’s athletic pursuits and was a Brownie troop leader.
She loved animals and nature, and during her final years with her husband the couple took great pleasure in watching and feeding the squirrels, rabbits and birds from their den window.
She leaves her daughter, Lori A. Pilla of Mashpee; a grandson, Kyler Pilla of Wilmot, New Hampshire; and other family.
She was preceded in death by her son, David A. Pilla, in 2018.
Services will be private.