MANGIANTINI, Julia Mary Julia Mary Mangiantini passed away peacefully on October 24, 2016 at age 90 in Santa Rosa, CA after a long battle with dementia. She was born on June 1, 1926 in Redding, CA to Pierina Veglia Ferrero and Carlo Ferrero, both Italian immigrants who managed a hotel. The family briefly moved to Mt. Shasta before settling permanently in Santa Rosa. She attended Roseland Elementary School, Santa Rosa High School and a vocational business school. During high school, Julia and her siblings founded the Santa Rosa Ski Club and assisted with the building of a ski lodge in Truckee, CA. Julia worked as a legal secretary for Quackenbush and Keegan and served as a member of the Sonoma County Legal Secretaries Association for many years and held the office of president for one year. She met her handsome husband, Ezio Mangiantini, in Santa Rosa and they were married in April of 1965. Upon the birth of her daughter Julia left the business world and dedicated her life to her newborn daughter and family. She loved to dance, enjoyed big band music, cooking and participating in many outdoor activities with her husband such as fishing, camping, duck and deer hunting. She leaves behind her beloved daughter Gina Aven (Ephrayim), grandchildren Elin and Ezio Aven, her beloved brother Mario Ferrero (Karen) of Waterford, sister-in-law Louise Mangiantini of Sonoma and multiple generations of nephews and nieces and many friends including her dear friends Richard and Teri Gilardoni and their children Dan and Lisa who were as adored as her own grandchildren. Julia was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ezio Mangiantini, her brother Carlo Ferrero and her sister Marie Ferrero. A Rosary will be held November 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Roses and a Funeral Mass November 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Santa Rosa. Contact Daniels Chapel of the Roses for details. A celebration of Julia's life will be held at Legend's Restaurant at the Bennett Valley Golf Course immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dementia Society of America or the .