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(September 21, 1919 – August 31, 2010)

Nellie “Nell” C. Accardo, 90, died on Aug. 31, 2010 at the Kindy AFC Home in Midland. Nell was born on Sept. 21, 1919 in Madison, WI. to the late Rosalia (Baccarella) and Anton Navarra. On July 20, 1957 Nell married her sweetheart Peter J. Accardo in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1995. Nell was devoted to her family. She loved to cook. She and Pete owned and operated the Dairy Crown and later Nell & Pete’s which became Accardo’s. Nell was also the manager at the Hickory House. Nell is survived by several nieces and nephews. Nell was predeceased by her sisters Mona Navarra, Charlotte Ciccareli, Sara Mattano and Rosalie Giuffre. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 4:00 pm, on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Father Pete Gaspeny officiating. A burial will take place at the Midland City Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Heartland Hospice or the Father Solanus Guild – Capuchin Monastery, 1780 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, Michigan, 48207. Online condolences may be sent thru www.smith-miner.com