Biafore, Mrs. Parmasena Zannino
Date of birth: July 23, 1919 - Date of death: Dec. 2, 2011
Mrs. Parmasena (Zannino) Biafore, 92, of 625 Werninger Street, Clarksburg,
WV, passed away at 11:50 P. M. Friday, December 2, 2011 at her residence
following a brief illness. She was born in Clarksburg, WV, July 23, 1919,
a daughter of the late Rocco & Rosa Zannino.
She was preceded in death, November 16, 1992 by her husband, Frank “Higgy”
Biafore, Jr., whom she had married December 30, 1946.
Parmasena is survived by six sons; Frank Biafore III, Sam Biafore & wife,
Bernice, all of Las Vegas, NV, Joseph Biafore, Clarksburg, WV, Rocco Biafore &
wife, Anita, Hollister, CA, John Biafore & wife, Denise, Bridgeport, WV, and James
Biafore & wife, Tamasine, of Merritt Island, FL; two daughters, Bernadine Biafore,
Las Vegas, NV and Mary Kathryn Newbrough, Fairmont, WV, a sister, Lucy
Zannino Valenti, Malabar, FL; ten grandchildren, Mark Daniel Biafore & wife, Mia,
Bridgeport, WV, Jamie Biafore, Lost Creek, WV, Joseph Biafore & wife, Johnna, of
Germany, Regina Biafore, Charlotte, NC, Peter Burke & wife, Schyler, Bridgeport,
WV, Alexia & Samuel Biafore, Bridgeport, WV, Luke Biafore, of Hollister, CA,
Franchesca & Antoninette Biafore of Merritt Island, FL; nine great grandchildren,
Anthony Weaver, Marshall Woodall, Iesa Woodall, Mark Daniel Biafore II, John &
Victoria Burke, Frencesea Armstrong, James Odom and Dominick Biafore and
several nieces & nephews.
Mrs. Biafore was also preceded in death by two brothers, James & Sam Zannino
and by three sisters, Katherine Zannino Ali, Youlanda Zinnino Hart & Vivian
Zannino Lover, and a son-in-law Robert Newbrough.
Parmasena was a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Las Vegas and
California to visit her children. She also enjoyed cooking of any kind with her
children and grandchildren.
There will be no public viewing. Per request, she will be cremated. There will be
a Memorial Service for her on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the Glen Elk Gardens,
405 North Fifth Street, Clarksburg, WV, where her family will receive family and
friends from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Sam & Connie Zannino & family
Our hearts go out to the family and we will forever have Aunt Parm in our hearts.
She was such a sweet, precious lady. I remember when she used to babysit me and my friends when we were little. She was always smiling and singing and telling us great stories' She will be missed. My condolences to your family.
Rocky (Jr.) Zannino and family
My dear Great Aunt was the best of the best. You will always be remembered and have a special place in my heart, you were ONE of a kind.