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Avona R. Trilli

Avona R. Trilli, age 73, of Wind Gap, passed away on Jan. 2 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. She was the wife of Paul J. Trilli, they were married 56 years last November. Born in Nazareth, she was a daughter of the late Bill and Barbara "Babe" (Kern) Marsh. Avona worked as a seamstress at various blouse mills in the Slate Belt area for many years, and also sold real estate with Prudential John Turtzo in Bangor for 10 years. She very much loved her daughters and grandchildren, and was an avid visitor of yard sales over the years.
Survivors: husband Paul; daughter Gina Bonisese and husband John of Pen Argyl, daughter Angela Guth of Wind Gap; sisters Janet Ventin and husband John, and Bobbie Ann Master; grandchildren Alex and Morgan Bonisese, Taylor Foreman and husband Tyler, Haley Guth and her fiancee Justin Evans, and Zoe Guth; great granddaughter Leah.
Services: all friends and family are invited to a memorial celebration on Saturday, Jan. 9, from 3 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 340 S. Lehigh Ave., Wind Gap, Pa, 18091. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.