Virginia Sardegna, 77, of Desert Hot Springs died Jan. 11, 2006, in Palm Desert of natural causes.
She was born March 17, 1928, to Sam and Lucy Margaret Aiello Cotrone in Los Angeles.
She was a switchboard operator at Macy's Department Store and an adult school for 15 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Indovina of Sacramento; three sons, Nick Sardegna of Harbor City, Sam Sardegna of Desert Hot Springs and Frank Sardegna of San Pedro; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
No services will be held.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rose Mortuary of Desert Hot Springs.
The family suggests that donations be made to Odyssey Healthcare Hospice in Rancho Mirage.