Emilia Curtis age 80, of North Little Rock, died June 29, 2004 at BaptistMemorialHospital in Little Rock. She was born in Fiume, Italy to Renato and Belfiore Libera Fraschetti. She married Gerald W. Curtis, Sr. from Seminary, Mississippi, January 25, 1947 in Cividale Del Friuli, Italy, and came to the United States with her husband and infant son Gerald Jr., April 18, 1947. Ms. Curtis was of the Catholic faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and a sister Vittoria Rossi.
Survivors include her sons, Robert Curtis, and Gerald W. Curtis, Jr.; a brother-in-law, Franco Rossi of Civitella in Val di Chiana, Italy; a niece Franca Rossi of Arezzo, Italy, and a nephew, Italian Major General Domenico Rossi of Rome.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Friday, July 2, 2004 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel (791-7400) in North Little Rock. Burial will follow at the NationalCemetery in Little Rock. The family will receive visitors from Thursday at the funeral home. To sign our online guestbook please go to www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/owens.