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Loredana “Mamma” Cecchinato of Osteria Mamma Sadly Passes After Cancer Battle

May the beloved matriarch R.I.P.

Loredana "Mamma" Cecchinato
Loredana "Mamma" Cecchinato

Very sad news today. Osteria Mamma matriarch Loredana "Mamma" Cecchinato passed away on December 7, 2015 after a short battle with cancer. The beloved restaurateur, mother, and grandmother was 70 years old.

Born in Padua, Italy, Mamma grew up cooking traditional Italian food. In 2004, Mamma opened a restaurant with her children, Osteria La Buca, before leaving to start a new restaurant, Osteria Mamma, on Melrose near Larchmont Village.

Mamma will be remembered by her family and customers-turned-family for her warmth, contagious laughter, and delicious Italian food.

Those who would like to celebrate her life can do so at St. Brendan's Church on December 21st at 9:30 a.m.

Osteria Mamma

5732 Melrose Avenue, , CA 90004 (323) 284-7060 Visit Website

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