Crystal Leigh Gigliotti, age 21, died in her Durham residence this week. She was born in Riverside, CA on September 28, 1989. Crystal was an active member of St. Matthew Catholic Church and was employed by KFC for three years.
A loving mother and daughter, Crystal was full of life, planning for the future and always willing to go the extra mile. She graduated from Northern High School in 2008.
Crystal is survived by her parents, Robert M. and Lori A. Gigliotti of Durham; her son, Gabriel A. Gigliotti; her sister, Shannon N. Gigliotti and partner, Rachael Carpenter of Lawrence, KS; her grandmother, Marjorie A. Gigliotti of Edinboro, PA; and several loving aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, James Gigliotti and Margaret and Robert Faes.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 1:00PM Monday, May 9, 2011 from St. Matthew Catholic Church with Father Des Roberto Keenan presiding. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may visit Sunday afternoon from 1:00-4:00 PM at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to an account created for her son at any Wachovia Bank location. Please specify “new account for Gabriel Gigliotti”.
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