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MICHELE GIANNINI

Michele Giannini, a writer, actress, and teacher, died in her sleep Aug. 24 at her home in New York. She was 52.

She appeared in New York theatrical productions from Shakespeare to Arthur Miller, including “Hamlet,” “The Crucible” and “The Lark,” and wrote, produced and acted in a one-woman show called “The Quiet Room.”

A Monessen, Pa., native, Giannini attended Carnegie Tech, Purdue and Wayne State universities. She taught acting at several universities.

Giannini is survived by her parents, Baldo and Eileen, and three sisters, Joanne, Cheryl and Kathlene.

A memorial tribute will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Covenant House in New York City. Those wishing to attend should call (212) 475-5298.

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